Open Access Articles

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.
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.
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