International Standards and Conformity Assessment for all electrical, electronic and related technologies

TC 59

Performance of household and similar electrical appliances

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WG 11 Convenor & Members


Mr Gerhard Fuchs
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Ms Karin BothDE
Ms Lindsey EtchellGB
Mr Fabio GargantiniIT
Mr Emre OzyukselTR
Mr Diego PietraIT
Mr Georg RannenbergDE
Mrs Nicole ReinkeDE
Arja RytkönenFI
Ms Flor SavantiES
Mr Salvo StellaIT
Mrs Silvia TogniIT
Mr Klaus-Peter WeggeDE
Mr Matthew B WilliamsUS
Ms Gabi WnukGB
Mr Michael WüstefeldDE

Title & Task

WG 11

Accessibility and Usability


Develop guidelines for the application of the ISO/IEC Guide 71 and ISO TR22411 to household and similar electrical appliances to address the needs of older persons and persons with disabilities. The guidelines should give methods to measure and to judge the accessibility of products. When ISO-activities are further advanced the group will also consider usability. Overlap with safety requirements shall be avoided.