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June 2022: What’s new in OSH standardization?

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As part of its occupational safety and health (OSH) standardisation activity, EUROGIP monitors the publication of standards, new subjects on standardisation programmes and consultations at European (CEN) or international (ISO) level.

As standards are the result of a consensus between stakeholders, do not hesitate, if you are interested in the subject, to position yourself and participate.

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