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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
May 1, 2002
The second in a line of initiatives for OSHA's comprehensive approach to reducing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) was announced April 30 with the formation of the National Advisory Committee on Ergonomics.
May 1, 2002
Overview of OSHA's planned industry-specific ergonomics guidelines.
April 26, 2002
Senators propose new ergonomics plan as Chao defends OSHA's policy.
April 24, 2002
OSHA announced that the first industry-specific guidelines to reduce MSDs will be developed for nursing homes.
April 16, 2002
RIMS and OSHA partner as Henshaw names regional ergonomics directors.
April 11, 2002
A total of 1.7 million injuries and illnesses in private industry required recuperation away from work beyond the day of the incident in 2000. The number of these cases in 2000 was about the same as in 1999.
January 4, 2001
Survey results from the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) revealed that workers who participated in OSHA inspections gave OSHA high marks for its standards, information, and customer service.
December 18, 2000
Now that the OSHA
December 12, 2000
Leading newspapers report Republicans have very little chance to undo OSHA's ergonomics rule.
December 11, 2000
The attorney for the National Coalition on Ergonomics, David Sarvadi, explains their legal position against OSHA's Ergonomics Program Standard and elaborates on the legal process of the appeals.
December 6, 2000
Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F), the United Auto Workers Union (UAW) and the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) have formed a partnership to improve worker health and safety conditions.
November 27, 2000
The Alliance of American Insurers has joined the National Coalition on Ergonomics' lawsuit challenging the legitimacy of the ergonomic standard recently finalized by OSHA.