Commission for Occupational Health and Safety and Standardization (KAN)

We represent occupational health and safety interests in the standardization process

KANBrief 1/24

Climate change and occupational safety and health

  • Impacts of climate change on occupational safety and health and standardization
  • Three questions for: Axel Gutsmiedl, Head of environmental management at the THW
  • Management standards in the ascendency: a process to be managed.
  • Criticism of standards for gloves and clothing providing protection against pesticides
  • KANPraxis: Ergonomics lecture modules – knowledge platform now updated and extended
  • Vision Zero: with standardization, or instead of it?

Download KANBrief 4/23:

KANBrief 1/24, English (pdf)
KANBrief 1/24, full trilingual print version (pdf)
List of all KANBrief issues 

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)
List of all KAN Studies