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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
August 21, 2000
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
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
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
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
Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., has asked OSHA to postpone a hearing scheduled for July 7.
May 25, 2000
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.