|Thermal protective aids|
than 7800 W/(m2.K) and shall be so constructed that, when used to enclose a person, it shall reduce both
the convective and evaporative heat loss from the wearer's body.
The thermal protective aid shall:
cover the whole body of persons of all sizes wearing a lifejacket with the exception of
the face. Hands shall also be covered unless permanently attached gloves are provided;
be capable of being unpacked and easily donned without assistance in a survival craft
or rescue boat;
permit the wearer to remove it in the water in not more than 2 min, if it impairs ability
The thermal protective aid shall function properly throughout an air temperature range -30°C to +20°C.