TITLE

Hearings starting on OSHA ergo standard

PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
Editor & Publisher;01/31/2000, Vol. 133 Issue 5, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the United States Occupational Safety & Health Administration's (OSHA) National Ergonomics Standard, which would require newspapers to adopt a safety program if a single worker gets a sprain or carpal tunnel syndrome. Period for public comment; Injuries covered by the OSHA standard's musculoskeletal disorders.
ACCESSION #
2760740

 

Related Articles

  • EARLY WARNINGS ON ERGONOMICS. Ramsey, Jeffrey // Electrical Wholesaling;Mar2000, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p38 

    Looks at the potential impact of ergonomics regulations proposed by the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration on employers. Coverage of the standards; Definition of ergonomics; Musculoskeletal disorders.

  • OSHA rules would be oppressive, dealer says. Stoffer, Harry // Automotive News;05/08/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5873, p10 

    Focuses on automobile dealers' opposition against the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) proposed rules on workplace injuries. Coeur d'Alene, Idaho dealer Kathleen Sims' claim that the proposed rules would be an unmanageable burden for small businesses; Higher...

  • OSHA ergonomics draft details scaled-back rules. Calise, Angela K. // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;4/3/95, Vol. 99 Issue 14, p7 

    Reports on the draft of ergonomic regulations for labor and industry released by US Occupation Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Signal risk factors that could present an ergonomic hazard; Exemptions from requirements when employers already have effective program; Other provisions.

  • OSHA renews ergonomics effort. Morrissey, James A. // Textile World;Jun97, Vol. 147 Issue 6, p20 

    Reports on the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration's promotion of a program that would educate employers about ergonomics hazards and offer information about research. Pressure on manufacturers to address problems associated with repetitive motion occupations; Plans to use...

  • Guilty, Site Unseen. Knill, Bernie // Material Handling Management;Mar2000, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p28 

    Discusses the effect of the United States (US) Occupational Safety and Health Administration ergonomics standard to the manufacturing industry in the US. Overview of the ergonomics standard; Criticism to the ergonomics standard; Role of the US National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health.

  • Time to refine -- not kill -- OSHA's ergonomic policy.  // Crain's Chicago Business;11/29/99, Vol. 22 Issue 48, p10 

    Comments on the workplace ergonomics program unveiled by the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Number of American workers that will suffer injuries related to overexertion or repetitive motion; Aspects of the policy that should be ratcheted down; Provision...

  • OSHA Plans Voluntary Ergonomics Guidelines. Franz, Neil // Chemical Week;4/17/2002, Vol. 164 Issue 16, p46 

    Reports on the development of a set of voluntary guidelines on ergonomics by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) that industrial employers should follow to prevent workplace injuries from overexertion and repetitive motions. Reason for the repeal of the ergonomics...

  • No need to delay ergonomic programs. Woolsey, Christine // Business Insurance;5/1/95, Vol. 29 Issue 18, p24 

    Discusses the ability of risk managers to develop a model ergonomics program that will probably meet federal and state Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements. Application of same management principles used by OSHA in corporate safety programs; Delay in OSHA's release...

  • OSHA publishes ergonomic standard amid chorus of discontent, two suits. Parker, Che // AHA News;11/20/2000, Vol. 36 Issue 46, p1 

    Deals with the claims of the National Coalition on Ergonomics against the ergonomic standard of the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Details on the standard; Discussion on the reactions of different sectors, including businesses and associations, on the standard;...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics