Is OSHA Leaving Home?
- Dept. of Labor Urged to Strengthen Work Orders. // Professional Safety;Oct2002, Vol. 47 Issue 10, p68
Reports the appeal of the U.S. Department of Labor to strengthen work orders. Protection of young workers from dangerous jobs; Fatality rate in the workplace; List of occupations that need work orders.
- U.S. DOL may be 'softening' ergonomics standards. Conners, Sharon // RSI: Roofing, Siding, Insulation;Jul2001, Vol. 78 Issue 7, p12
Reports the plan of the Department of Labor to reverse the workplace ergonomics guidelines in the United States. Repeal of the mandatory guidelines by Congress; Formulation of the guidelines for small business adoption to the rule; Development of programs for the reduction of stress-related...
- OSHA INSPECTIONS. // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Jan2004, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p8
Announces the release of the annual enforcement statistics by the U.S. Department of Labor for employee protection.
- Many workplace injuries caused by MSD's. // IIE Solutions;Jul2001, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p11
Reports that the rate of work-related illnesses and injuries in the United States (U.S.) has declined in 1999, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Total number of injuries and illnesses in 1999; Percentage of decline in the number of injuries and illnesses; Workers who suffered the most...
- Listen to voice of common sense on ergonomics. Faris, Jack // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);7/30/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 5
Comments on public hearings organized by the United States Department of Labor to discuss the issue of ergonomics in the U.S. Need for federal workplace standards designed to protect workers from ergonomic injuries; Reasons behind small firms' opposition to previously-implemented standards on...
- Ergonomics' 15 Minutes. Aichlmayr, Mary // Transportation & Distribution;Mar2002, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p46
Focuses on the importance of ergonomics in the workplace. Findings of a survey conducted by the American Society of Safety Engineers on factors that affect working conditions; Actions taken by companies to increase the productivity and safety of their employees; Benefits of ergonomics programs...
- Needlestick injuries a priority. Finnegan, Lisa // Occupational Hazards;Dec98, Vol. 60 Issue 12, p11
Reports on a provision included in the United States Labor Department's 1999 omnibus spending bill, which states that the reduction of needlestick injuries should become an agency priority. Requirement to record needlestick and other injuries from sharp instruments on US Occupational Safety and...
- Listen to common sense on ergonomics. Faris, Jack // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;7/23/2001, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p14
Focuses on the public hearing hosted by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to discuss issues about ergonomics. Creation of workplace standards to prevent injuries of the employees; Comments on the ergonomics regulation issued by former President Bill Clinton; Views on the hearing hosted by DOL.
- Keeping Safe from Falls. Bickrest, Edward J. // Inspection Trends;Sep2011, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p14
The article examines falls from heights like ladders and roofs, which remain a serious U.S. occupational safety challenge despite special emphasis programs from Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and sophisticated fall-protection equipment. U.S. Department of Labor stated that...