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    Follow the KANelot OSH Knights and Ladies of the Standards Table on their journey from the idea for a harmonized European standard through to its final realization.
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    KAN: at your service, since 1994
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The Commission for Occupational Health and Safety and Standardization (KAN) represents occupational health and saftey interests in the standardization process


CEN and CENELEC’s Harmonized Standards and European legislation
The ‘Elliott case', which consequences?

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.

KANBrief 2/17

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Digitalization and Industry 4.0

Digitalization is encroaching into more and more spheres of activity. What consequences does this have for companies and workers? How do people react to working with robots? Many developments are only beginning to emerge, and clear answers have often not yet been found. The articles in this edition of the KANBrief examine various aspects of digitalization and its significance for occupational safety and health.


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KAN Study 05/2017

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Standardization in nanotechnology - Status review and requirements analysis from the occupational safety and health perspective

Around 260 standardization documents related to nanotechnology were identified, including published standards, draft standards, technical specifications and reports as well as (proposed) work items. The majority of the documents describe testing and measurement methods. Others are concerned with terminology, material specifications, process descriptions and guidance. Around 30 documents can be considered directly relevant in terms of occupational safety and health. They are either entirely or partially related to OSH aspects for which there are definitions, process descriptions or other provisions set out in government regulations or the body of rules issued by Germany’s social accident insurance institutions.

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International Conference on Human-Computer- Interaction
09.07.2017 - 14.07.2017 - Conference


XXI World Congress at Safety and Health on Work 2017
03.09.2017 - 06.09.2017 - Conference
Location: Singapore


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