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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.
March 15, 2002
Senators call for action on ergonomics; lobbyists recommend against interupting the process. Meanwhile, OSHA moves forward with warning letters and Site Specific Targeting.
March 1, 2002
Deadlines for action on ergonomics and musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in the workplace have come and gone without OSHA making headway. With a year gone by, several groups are calling on OSHA to take action now.
February 20, 2002
Musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) prevention programs in the workplace, often called ergonomics programs, have been shown to lower business costs due to decreased lost time, decreased incidence of injury, and decreased workers' compensation costs.
February 8, 2002
California and Washington already have ergonomics standards on the books. With the Federal Government taking an apparent hiatus on ergonomics, some states are proposing their own regulations.
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.
October 18, 2000
ErgoWeb Announces new OSHA Ergonomics Standards Watch section of ergoweb.com. This new section is dedicated to providing companies with complete information and understanding of the pending OSHA ergonomics standard
October 6, 2000
While the conference committee is busy formulating a final Labor-HHS bill to present to President Clinton, OSHA is spinning its wheels in preparation for a final ergonomics standard by the end of the year.
September 22, 2000
If OSHA's proposed ergonomics standard isn't confusing enough, try examining OSHA's task of implementing a new standard.