Open Access Articles

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.
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The repealed OSHA Ergonomics Program Standard included a section naming some of the analysis tools and methods available for the evaluation of MSD risk factors.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.
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