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September 22, 2000

Possible Outcomes for OSHA’s Proposed Ergonomics Standard

If OSHA's proposed ergonomics standard isn't confusing enough, try examining OSHA's task of implementing a new standard.
August 23, 2000

OSHA Accepting Proposals for $4.7 Million in Safety and Health Training Grants

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

OSHA Protections Extended to Flight Attendants

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

OSHA Finalizes Self-Audit Policy

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

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.
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