Commission for Occupational Health and Safety and Standardization (KAN)

We represent occupational health and safety interests in the standardization process



KANBrief 2/22

Artificial intelligence

  • Artificial intelligence is now permeating all areas of life and work
  • KAN position paper on the EU draft regulation on artificial intelligence
  • Artificial intelligence in the context of functional safety
  • The new EU Standardization Strategy: pointing the way forward for standardization in Europe
  • New legislation governing market surveillance and product safety
  • The ETUC – the workers’ voice in standardisation

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KAN Study

Non-visual effect of light

Validated OSH-related findings concerning the non-visual effect of light upon human beings - A literature review

The literature review discusses the latest OSH-related findings of scientific studies into the non-visual effects of light. In order for the non-visual effects of light to be considered as broadly as possible, a number of specialist disciplines – chronobiology, occupational medicine and lighting technology – were involved in the KAN Study. The comprehensive assessment from the perspective of lighting technology can be found in the annex. This assessment sets out principles of lighting technology and current knowledge of potential harm to the eyes caused by an excessively intense blue light component.

Download KAN Study 08/2018 (pdf) (german; english summary)
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