The Commission for Occupational Health and Safety and Standardization (KAN) represents occupational health and saftey interests in the standardization process
Vademecum on European standardization
The Vademecum of the European Commission is a compilation of key documents dealing with European...
ISO: Online Browsing Platform (OBP)
This multilingual database provides a range of options for searching by the number of the standard,...
Occupational safety and health action plan
The European Commission is planning to modernize EU occupational safety and health legislation.
The EU and third countries
In the EU, product safety is subject to binding regulation by a system of directives, standards and mandatory tests. Trade does not however end at the EU's external borders. Functioning interfaces are therefore needed between the internal and external markets. Read in this edition's Special section how product testing and certification is performed for manufacturers outside the EU, and also how the British standardization community sees its role post-Brexit.
KAN Study 12/2016
Case law on technical standards and similar documents concerning their relevance for safety and health
Following extensive searches, the relevant judgments in a number of sectors of law permit the conclusion that standards and similar documents are used in reasonings of legal judgments, irrespective of their status, the composition of the committee responsible for them and their formal suitability.