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What we do

We've put together detailed information on each of the topics, along with the relevant person to contact at the KAN Secretariat and publications on the subject.


Safety Technology

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The Safety department is concerned with standards supporting EU Single Market directives (for example concerning general product safety, machinery, electrical technology, PPE, explosion protection or construction products). Further topics of standards policy are management systems, accreditation, and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Occupational Health and Ergonomics

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This department deals with hazards such as those arising through noise, vibration, or hazardous biological or chemical substances. It also addresses the full breadth of ergonomic topics, and issues relating to occupational safety and health in conjunction with services and training. A further function of the department is interdisciplinary responsibility for KAN's public relations work.

KAN - Commission for Occupational Health
and Safety and Standardization
Secretariat
Alte Heerstraße 111
53757 Sankt Augustin
Germany

Phone: +49 2241 231-3471
Fax: +49 2241 231-3464
E-Mail: info@kan.de
Web: www.kan.de

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