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July 30, 2001

California State to Keep Present Ergonomics Standard

Since 1983 there has been an organized effort to pass a standard in the State of California to protect workers from Repetitive Motion Injuries (RMIs). Such a measure passed and became effective as a regulation on July 3, 1997.
July 25, 2001

Ergoweb’s Answer to ‘What is an Ergonomics Injury’

There is no such thing as an "ergonomics injury." This question demonstrates a fundamental misconception about ergonomics.
July 16, 2001

Ergonomics Forums Begin Today

The forums, organized by the Department of Labor to answer questions concerning ergonomics and the merits of having a federal standard, have been sharply criticized as being both repetitive and exclusive.
July 13, 2001

ACGIH and the Notice of Intent to Establish Hand Activity Level TLVs

The repealed OSHA Ergonomics Program Standard included a section naming some of the analysis tools and methods available for the evaluation of MSD risk factors. Included in this list were proposed TLVs for hand activity.
July 9, 2001

European Strategies for Safety and Health at Work

A new publication highlights the main priorities identified at a recent European workshop on the development of a new Community Strategy on Safety and Health at Work.
July 3, 2001

MSDs on Hold in OSHA’s New Recordkeeping Rule

The Labor Department will propose to delay for one year the record keeping rule's definition of "musculoskeletal disorder" (MSD) and the requirement that employers check the MSD column on the OSHA Log.
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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