The Commission for Occupational Health and Safety and Standardization (KAN) represents occupational health and saftey interests in the standardization process
CEN-CENELEC Work Programme 2017
European Standardization and related activities
Textbook on standardization
Together with several national standards organizations, CEN and CENELEC have produced a textbook on...
Products and workplaces can be designed for safety only if the anthropometric data used in their...
CEN: changes in the rules of the game
The European Commission's financial contribution to European standardization was reduced in 2016 by...
Standardization for the situation on the ground
How can it be ensured that standards committees do not lose touch with reality and that standards take into account all important aspects of the future use of the products concerned? A standards committee on a field trip and users pooling their experiences, expectations and wishes during a workshop have led the way – and provided examples for others to follow.
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.