OSHA's `ergo' regulation draws f/s opposition

April 1999
FoodService Director;04/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p26
Trade Publication
States that the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued a proposed workplace ergonomic standards for the foodservice industry. Causes of musculoskeletal disorders; Information on the proposal on adding new technology to prevent disorders; Comments from the president of the National Restaurant Association.


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