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5 Essential Elements of a Successful Ergonomics Process
This guide explains the 5 essential elements of a successful corporate ergonomics program.
Guide to Establishing a Successful Site Ergonomics Process
This is a hands-on guide to developing and launching an ergonomics process at a site or facility.
Site Ergonomics Planning Template
This is a hands-on, fillable spreadsheet template with examples you can use to expedite your planning. It’s a companion to our Guide to Establishing a Successful Ergonomics Process at a Site, above.
Using Setting-Specific Ergonomic Checklists for Non-Cyclical Work
This brief document explains the value of developing or using your own ergonomic hazards checklists for specific work settings and environments.
Guide to Assessing Ergonomic Risk of Non-Cyclical Work
This brief document provides ideas about how you might assess risk in non-cyclical work tasks and environments.
Open Access Articles
July 1, 2002
OSHA, and Printing and Graphic Arts associations International formally agreed to work together to share best practices and technical knowledge on ergonomics to foster prevention of workplace injuries and illnesses.
July 1, 2002
OSHA Update -- July 2002
June 14, 2002
Grocery stores and poultry processing will be the focus of the next two sets of industry-specific guidelines to reduce musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).
June 4, 2002
I hear about stretching exercise programs being used as an ergonomics intervention, and it causes me to pause. Is a program based on stretching exercises really an effective and valid ergonomics approach? My answer is "no," for two reasons.
May 20, 2002
Test your occupational ergonomics knowledge by answering the following questions taken from Ergoweb's Computer Based Ergonomics Training Course.
May 15, 2002
Chao says administration's approach to ergonomics is good for small businesses.
March 30, 2001
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March 21, 2001
OHSA's latest attempt at a workplace ergonomics standard was dealt a final blow yesterday, but a bipartisan movement to draft a new set of rules is already underway.
March 5, 2001
Through the historic election of 2000, and two nominees for Labor Secretary, the fate of the Ergonomics Program Standard is still undecided. However, several GOP members would like to see all questions about the Standard soon laid to rest.
February 16, 2001
While supporters of OSHA
January 30, 2001
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has added Electronic Compliance Assistance Tools (eCATs) to its Web site that addresses ergonomic recommendations for common situations in selected industries.
January 16, 2001
As OSHA's ergonomics standard takes effect today, more than 100 million workers across America can look forward to a brighter, more healthful future.