EN 1082 - Protection against cuts

Gloves and arm guards protection against cuts and stabs by hand knives.
They are tested at a power of 2.45 joules (falling weight of 1000g at a height of 250mm).

EN 1082-1:1997 Protective clothing - Gloves and arm guards protecting against cuts and stabs by hand knives - Part 1: Chain mail gloves and arm guards
This standard specifies requirements for the design, penetration, resistance, ergonomic characteristics, straps, weight, material, marking and instructions for use, of gloves and arm guards. It also specifies the appropriate test methods. Applies to protective chain mail gloves and to metal and plastics arm guards for use with hand knives.

EN 1082-2:2000 Protective clothing - Gloves and arm guards protecting against cuts and stabs by hand knives - Part 2: Gloves and arm guards made of material other than chain mail
This standard specifies requirements for the design, cut resistance, penetration resistance, and ergonomic characteristics of cut resistant gloves, arm guards and protective sleeves made of materials other than  chain mail and rigid metal and plastics, and providing less cut and stab protection than the products specified in part 1 of this standard and are intended to be used only in work where the knife is not finely pointed or it is used only to cut away from the hand and arm.

EN 1082-3:2000 Protective clothing - Gloves and arm guards protecting against cuts and stabs by hand knives - Part 3: Impact cut test for fabric, leather and other materials
This standard contains the specification for an impact cut test for use on fabric, leather and other materials.