Musculoskeletal Disorders and the Workplace- Published Study Answers Congress

A body of evidence to determine if certain musculoskeletal disorders can be positively correlated to specific work/task actions. It [...]

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Ergoweb’s Answer to ‘What is an Ergonomics Injury’

U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao has asked the public for input on 3 questions to assist OSHA in determining a direction as they struggle to deal with the issue of occupational musculoskeletal diso [...]

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Are You Getting an Ergonomic Assessment or a Sales Pitch? – Commentary

I was recently asked by a client to evaluate an evaluation they had received. Yes, that's correct, evaluate an evaluation. This person had received an office workstation evaluation by someone claiming [...]

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First of Three Ergo Forums into the Second Day

The first of three Department of Labor sponsored forums concerning ergonomics did not get off without a hitch. On Monday, July 16, three protestors were removed by security. The protestors shouted, [...]

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Ergonomics Forums Begin Today

The first of three Department of Labor Forums on Ergonomics opened this morning at George Mason University. The forums, organized by the Department of Labor to answer questions concerning ergonomics a [...]

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ACGIH and the Notice of Intent to Establish Hand Activity Level TLVs

The repealed OSHA Ergonomics Program Standard included a section naming some of the analysis tools and methods available for the evaluation of workplace musculoskeletal (MSD) risk factors. Included in [...]

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A golden rule in ergonomics is [...]

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European Strategies for Safety and Health at Work

A new publication from the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work highlights the main priorities identified at a recent European workshop on the development of a new Community Strategy on Safet [...]

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MSDs on Hold in OSHA’s New Recordkeeping Rule

A final recordkeeping rule, announced by Labor Secretary Elaine Chao June 29, 2001, is the culmination of an effort that began in the 1980s to improve how the government tracks occupational injuries [...]

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ErgoFlash: Super-Quick News Summaries (6/28/01)

Drink your Ergonomics Next time you are in the mood for a sports drink, take a look at Gatorade's EDGE. That is Ergonomically Designed Gatorade Experience. The new bottle is designed to be easier to [...]

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