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5 Essential Elements of a Successful Ergonomics Process
This guide explains the 5 essential elements of a successful corporate ergonomics program.
Guide to Establishing a Successful Site Ergonomics Process
This is a hands-on guide to developing and launching an ergonomics process at a site or facility.
Site Ergonomics Planning Template
This is a hands-on, fillable spreadsheet template with examples you can use to expedite your planning. It’s a companion to our Guide to Establishing a Successful Ergonomics Process at a Site, above.
Using Setting-Specific Ergonomic Checklists for Non-Cyclical Work
This brief document explains the value of developing or using your own ergonomic hazards checklists for specific work settings and environments.
Guide to Assessing Ergonomic Risk of Non-Cyclical Work
This brief document provides ideas about how you might assess risk in non-cyclical work tasks and environments.
Open Access Articles
May 31, 2001
OSHA's Ergonomics program standard is scrapped, and even though congressional members and the Secretary of Labor have promised new rules, there is nothing on the books yet. Do workers have protection from workplace risk factors? The answer is YES.
May 30, 2001
The Good News: Public awareness of the word "ergonomics" in the USA has increased dramatically over the past few years. The Bad News: Public understanding of what "ergonomics" actually means is limited, and sometimes very confused.
May 11, 2001
APHA, UCFW and ASSE voice opinions on new ergonomics regulation and Labor Secretary Chao's testimony before the Senate.
April 16, 2001
After Bush signed the law repealing OSHA's ergonomics standard, NYCOSH Board Chair William Henning remarked: "Congress could repeal the ergonomics standard, but that won't repeal an ergonomic hazard or prevent a single ergonomic injury."
April 13, 2001
Paul O'Neill, current U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, spoke at Georgetown University about heath and safety. A former CEO of Alcoa, and president of International Paper Company before that, O'Neill knows a thing or two about workplace safety.
April 6, 2001
Two bipartisian bills recently introduced seek to, "provide for the reissuance of a rule relating to ergonomics".