Commission for Occupational Health and Safety and Standardization (KAN)

We represent occupational health and safety interests in the standardization process

KANBrief 2/24

A European perspective

  • New challenges facing standardization
  • KAN’s European Representation
  • Cooperation between the international and European standards organizations
  • Three questions for: Peer-Oliver Villwock, Chair of KAN
  • Gender gap in occupational safety and health: how PPE disadvantages women firefighters
  • EU-OSHA: goals and priorities

Download KANBrief 2/24:

KANBrief 2/24, English (pdf)
KANBrief 2/24, full trilingual print version (pdf)
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KAN Study

Digital ergonomics

Survey and evaluation of findings concerning human factors in the sphere of digital ergonomics

The report provides an overview of digital human models (DHMs), their
characteristics, and what they are capable of. In addition, the authors identified the
motion capture (mocap) systems that had been examined in studies.

Download KAN Study 07/2023 (pdf) (German with an English summary)
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