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August 29, 2001

Commentary: Ergonomics Is Not About Stretching Programs

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.
August 27, 2001

One Week Left to Comment on MSD Record Keeping

September 4, 2001 is the final date for comments to be filed with the OSHA Docket office in regards to new record keeping rules that may eliminate the recording of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).
August 22, 2001

A Look at the Department of Labor

Henshaw, Scalia, Democrats, Repulicans, the Deparment of Labor and Ergonomics: What's the story?
August 10, 2001

John Henshaw Confirmed to Head OSHA

John Henshaw was officially confirmed as the new Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA. Henshaw has yet to make an official statement concerning OSHA and any possible ergonomics regulations.
August 3, 2001

DOL Holds Forum at Stanford

News on the Radio said the Pickets were out early and loud. One hour before the Forum began, they were there shouting "It's a Sham"! The signs said "Don't get BushWhacked!"
August 1, 2001

ANA Calls for a New Ergonomics Standard

At a hearing on ergonomics safety in the workplace, ANA representatives called for immediate action by the Department of Labor to issue a new ergonomics standard.
June 13, 2000

July 7 OSHA Ergonomics Hearing in Atlanta

The informal public hearing on the economic impact of the proposed ergonomics standard on state and local governments, the United States Postal Service and railroads scheduled to begin July 7, 2000, will be held in Atlanta, OSHA announced today.
June 5, 2000

Senator Wants OSHA to Apply Brakes

Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., has asked OSHA to postpone a hearing scheduled for July 7.
May 25, 2000

OSHA’s Ergonomics Standard Threatened

The House Appropriations Committee voted to amend this year's biggest spending bill by barring the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's proposed ergonomics standards.
May 24, 2000

CATO Challenges OSHA

The Cato institute questions how OSHA can implement new ergonomics regulations when they already have litigation problems.
April 21, 2000

Insight from an OSHA Inspector

Speaking at ErgoWeb's recent Workplace Ergonomics Training Course, Emil Golias explained what OSHA's responsibility is in ergonomics.
March 9, 1995

Deere and Company

Source CTD News, August 1995, An Ergo Process That Runs Like a Deere, CTD News. Task Prior to Abatement (Description) Deere and Company is the world’s […]
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