November 2021: What’s new in OSH standardization?

Standards publications, new work items in the standardisation programmes and consultations at European (CEN) or international (ISO) level about the occupational health and safety (OSH) standardisation activity for the month of November 2021.



Is 75kg for one person the reality?

In many standards, the assumed weight of the individual is 75kg. An analysis by KAN shows that adjustments are needed to this figure, both in the standards and in EU legislation.



OHS standardisation: some good tips for reaching consensus

The French “accidents at work/occupational diseases” insurance has been delegating experts from its institutions (CARSAT, CRAMIF, INRS, EUROGIP) to contribute to the development of occupational health and safety (OHS) standards for many years. EUROGIP coordinates this activity and has published a brochure for them with some advice.