CATO Institute Says No to OSHA and Ergonomics Regulations

According to the CATO Institute, a non-profit, nonpartisan public policy research foundation, [The U.S.] Congress should shut down [OSHA] or, failing that, at least reduce OSHA's enforcement bu [...]

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More Information on Upcoming Ergonomics Forums

The Labor Department announced more details on the ergonomics forums scheduled to be held around the United States in July. Whether you are in favor of, or opposed to ergonomics regulations, share [...]

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Promoting Employment Through Safety and Health Measures

Press Release from the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work So far the discussion about safety and health and employability has been limited to general statements about the importance of r [...]

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Ergonomics Big in New York City Mayoral Election

Who will be the next mayor of the big apple? If it is one of four Democratic candidates in the running, New York City may find itself with a new ergonomics standard. Joel Shufro, executive directo [...]

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Ergonomics for the Movie Producer in You

Have you ever wanted to make a movie about something that really moves you? What subject could possibly be closer to your heart than ERGONOMICS? Well, if you ever had the inkling to make a film on erg [...]

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Manning OSHA – President Intends Nomination for OSHA Secretary

The President intends to nominate John Lester Henshaw to be Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health. He is presently the Director of Enviro [...]

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Labor Secretary Plans Forums With Guiding Principles

National News Release USDL: 01-170 June 7, 2001 Contact: Stuart Roy Phone: (202) 693-4650 Labor Secretary Announces Deadline on Ergonomics Plans Forums With Guiding Principles WASHINGTON -- [...]

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Ergonomic Resource for Agricultural Workers

OSHA's proposed ergonomics program standard only applied to those working in general industry. Agriculture, along with construction and maritime industries were specifically immune to coverage by the [...]

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What is Cognitive Ergonomics?

Editor's Note: This is a revised version of Cognitive Ergonomics and Engineering Psychology which appeared in Ergonomics Today(TM)on June 11, 2001. Ergonomics is sometimes described as "fitting t [...]

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Ergonomics Contest – Highlighting Good Practice

Need a new idea for ergonomics at your company? How about having an ergonomics contest! A contest can motivate people to get to work on ergonomics in their area, and also yield solutions that may b [...]

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