'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.
- Ergonomics push premature. // Business Insurance;11/29/99, Vol. 33 Issue 48, p8
Argues that the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) should wait for the outcome of congressionally mandated research on ergonomics before rushing to implement its ergonomics proposal. Negative impact of the proposal on small business owners; Need for OSHA to focus...
- 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.
- Ergonomic rules are a strain. // Business News New Jersey;11/29/99, Vol. 12 Issue 44, p16
Editorial. Argues against the implementation of the United States Occupational and Safety Administration's ergonomic standards. Negative impact of the proposed regulation on small businesses; Estimated cost of complying with ergonomic standard.
- A wise move against ergonomics mandates. // Crain's Detroit Business;03/12/2001, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p8
Comments on the United States Congress' revocation of the controversial ergonomics standards adopted by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Use of the 1996 Congressional Review Act by the Congress; Michigan state officials' arguments against the rules; Legitimate concerns of...
- Congress votes to stop ergonomics standards. Heselbarth, Rob // Contractor Magazine;Aug2000, Vol. 47 Issue 8, p9
Reports that legislation in the United States that could stop the Occupational Safety and Health Administration from developing final ergonomics standards passed successfully through Congress in June 2000. Views on the plan of vetoing the legislation; Comments from Pete Chaney, safety and...
- Bush reverses ergonomics rule. Miodonski, Bob // Contractor Magazine;Apr2001, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p1
Reports on the decision of United States (U.S.) President George W. Bush to reverse the ergonomic rules of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Criticism of labor unions on the decision; Supports of contractors association to the move of President Bush.