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October 22, 2001

OSHA Delays MSD Recordkeeping Rule

The definition of an MSD is part of provisions delayed in OSHA's new recordkeeping rule.
October 17, 2001

Controversial Nominee to Labor Post Through Senate Subcommittee

The Senate Health, Education and Labor Committee voted 11-10 in favor of the nomination of Eugene Scalia.
October 8, 2001

Ergonomics Regulations in the European Union – A Luxembourg Initiative

Group publishes opinion on work related MSDs. Opinion includes current EU regulations and suggests a more comprehensive framework for new MSD regulation.
October 1, 2001

Scheduled Ergonomics Conferences Will Go On

Two upcoming ergonomics conferences are set to run as scheduled despite September's tragic events.
September 17, 2001

EFTA Countries Join EU-Safety and Health Information Network

The new EFTA sites will provide access to up-to-date national OSH information
September 10, 2001

ErgoFlash: Super-Quick News Summaries (9/10/01)

Summary of short articles on ergonomics that appeared in the news.
June 27, 2000

U.S. Senate Adds Amendment Prohibiting OSHA’s Proposed Ergo Standards

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

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.
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