Commission for Occupational Health and Safety and Standardization (KAN)

We represent occupational health and safety interests in the standardization process



KANBrief 4/23

Product safety

  • The new EU Product Safety Regulation
  • Fall-protection barriers on railway wagons for car transport
  • Three questions for: Dr Michael Stephan, responsible for DIN’s Standardization Division
  • Use of artificial intelligence to improve workplace safety: INRS research study
  • Occupational safety and health institutes in several countries adopt position on standardization
  • ANEC: The collective voice of European consumers in standardization

Download KANBrief 4/23:

KANBrief 4/23, English (pdf)
KANBrief 4/23, 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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