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January 16, 2002
Ending 10 years of litigation, Beverly Enterprises agreed to adopt specific ergonomic measures to reduce injuries to employees performing patient lifts. Beverly will withdraw its contest of the citations and OSHA will withdraw proposed penalties.
December 26, 2001
The creation of control options depends on the experience and imagination of the analyst. Although specific solutions vary, there is a standard thought process that can be applied.
November 30, 2001
In the settlement, OSHA explains that a case is work-related if, and only if, a work event or exposure is a discernible cause of the injury or illness.
November 28, 2001
ANSI and AAMI have released a new standard relating ergonomics and human factors to the design of medical devices.
November 12, 2001
On the issue of the ergonomics standard, Swanson said that perhaps this December or January the DOL might come out with guidance on the issue.
October 22, 2001
The definition of an MSD is part of provisions delayed in OSHA's new recordkeeping rule.
August 23, 2000
Proposals are being accepted until Oct. 27 for $4.7 million in grants to nonprofit organizations for safety and health training under the Occupation Safety and Health Administration's Susan Harwood Training Grants program.
August 21, 2000
A memorandum of understanding was recently signed between the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) offering new worker protection to flight attendants.
August 3, 2000
Government safety inspectors will not routinely request that employers who voluntarily evaluate work sites for potential safety and health problems provide the findings to the government during safety and health inspections.
June 27, 2000
On June 22, the U.S. Senate voted 57-41 to adopt an amendment that prohibits OSHA from implementing the proposed ergonomics standards.
June 13, 2000
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
Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., has asked OSHA to postpone a hearing scheduled for July 7.