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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
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.
April 8, 2002
April 8, 2002
April 5, 2002
Targeted Guidelines and Tough Enforcement Two Key Elements
April 1, 2002
10-year dispute between Beverly Enterprises and OSHA ends with settlement.
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.
November 16, 2000
November 14, 2000
The long drawn-out battle between Republicans and Democrats, unions and business, Congress and the President has ended with the standard crafting its way into the Federal Register.
November 8, 2000
This year OSHA awarded approximately $8 million in Susan Harwood Training Grants to 53 nonprofit organizations to administer safety and health training programs.
November 3, 2000
The drawn-out debate on ergonomics may end up being brushed aside as Congress heads home after passing a continuing resolution this morning to keep government in operation until November 14th.