'REGULATORY MADNESS': Foodservice joins suit to scuttle OSHA 'ergo' rules
- Coalition tells OSHA its ergonomics proposal doesn't have scientific basis. Levenson, Deborah // AHA News;03/27/2000, Vol. 36 Issue 12, p3
Presents comments from the National Coalition on Ergonomics regarding the proposed ergonomics regulation from the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Identification of employment hazards; Requirement of the proposal; Link between musculoskeletal disorders and work...
- Ergonomics rule burdensome to employers. Husat, Don // Tire Business;2/26/2001, Vol. 18 Issue 23, p21
Focuses on the implementation of the provisions of Ergonomics Program Standard of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration for employees. Program for reduction of skeletal disorders among workers; Coverage of the standards; Enumeration of the burdensome aspects of the provisions...
- Employers vow ergonomics battle. Hofmann, Mark A. // Business Insurance;11/29/99, Vol. 33 Issue 48, p1
Reports on employer groups' pledge to block the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration's implementation of its proposed ergonomics standard. Objections of the employers to the proposed regulation; Provision of the proposed standard.
- Employers, insurers slam revised ergonomics rule. Hofmann, Mark A. // Business Insurance;11/13/2000, Vol. 34 Issue 46, p2
Reports on industry's criticism of the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration's proposed ergonomics draft released October 10, 2000. Complaints by employers and insurers; Provisions.
- Ergonomics rule disabled, but injuries won't go away. Miodonski, Bob // Contractor Magazine;Apr2001, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p50
Comments on the decision of United States (U.S.) President George W. Bush to eliminate the ergonomics rule of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Criticism of labor unions on the decision; Disadvantages of the rule to service firms and contractors with a fabrication shop;...
- Workplace Standards for Ergonomics. Calderwood, James A. // Transportation & Distribution;Feb2000, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p76
Deals with the regulations proposed by the United States Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) relating to ergonomics. Types of situation made by the OSHA to comply with the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders (MSD); Engineering modification preferred by the OSHA; Business...
- ERGO VIEWPOINTS. Nash, James L. // Occupational Hazards;Apr2000, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p14
Presents comments regarding the start of the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) hearings on its proposed ergonomics program standard. OSHA administrator Charles Jeffress; Marathon Ashland Petroleum safety manager Stephen Bandy; United States Chamber of Commerce...
- Employers Need to Be Ready for Ergo Rule. Dreux, Mark S.; Engel, Harold J.; Yohay, Stephen C. // Occupational Hazards;Feb2001, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p21
Discusses the provisions of the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration's ergonomics rule as of February 2001. Lawsuits filed by employers groups challenging the ergonomics standard; Muscoskeletal disorders; Comprehensive ergonomics program.
- OSHA Oversteps Bounds: RMs. Katz, David M. // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;04/24/2000, Vol. 104 Issue 17, p15
Criticizes the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) proposal to tell employers how much to pay for ergonomics injuries in the United States. Remarks from Russell Opferkuch, principal in operational risk and insurance management for Deutsche Bank; Role of the OSHA.