European Trade Union Institute, ETUI.

From words to direct involvement: how the system work ?

Trade unions can be a key vehicle for informing standards with workers' shop floor experience, demands and expectations. In the context of machinery safety, the use of feedback from operators into standardisation ensures that standards are more human-centred, and take into account the human-machine interface in the whole range of conditions of use. This requires trade Unions to understand how the CEN system work.