OSHA is less likely to regulate ergonomics
- Repetitive stress injury dip found. Brostoff, Steven // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;03/31/97, Vol. 101 Issue 13, p23
Features a report from the Labor Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics in Washington, in which non-fatal work-related injuries and illnesses were on the decrease in 1995. Statistics representing repetitive stress cases; Other information on repetitive stress.
- Stretch to Your Health's Content. Howe, D.K. // American Fitness;Mar/Apr99, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p13
Focuses on CyberStretch, a screensaver designed to reduce the risk of repetitive stress injuries. What the screensaver provides; Findings of the Bureau of Labor Statistics on repetitive motion injury trauma cases.
- Injuries and illnesses fall in 1993. // Occupational Hazards;Feb95, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p14
Presents the statistical data on decreasing injury and illnesses in the workplace in 1992 to 1993. Summary of the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) annual survey.
- Lost-work injuries drop; sprains account for 40%. // Buffalo Law Journal;2/6/2006, Vol. 78 Issue 11, p4
Reports on the decrease in the number of injuries that require workers to miss a day or more of work in 2004, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Reason for the decline according to Jonathan Snare, acting head of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration; Occupations...
- BLS regional offices: Contribution to wage programs. Paisner, Alan M. // Monthly Labor Review;Jul92, Vol. 115 Issue 7, p30
States that the regional offices of the Bureau of Labor Statistics have been playing a key role in fulfilling the Bureau's mission since their inception and their vital contribution will continue as the challenges of the future unfold. Background; The early years; Establishment of regional...
- What's new. // Compensation & Working Conditions;Winter97, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p1
Reports on several literatures released by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Includes the Spanish version of the Occupational Compensation Survey bulletin; Locality earnings data from the National Compensation Survey; 1996 Survey of Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses.
- What's New? // Compensation & Working Conditions;Fall98, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p1
Focuses on the report `Fatal Workplace Injuries in 1996: A Collection of Data and Analysis.' Information on the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries conducted by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics; Summary of the nine articles included in the report.
- A guide for comparing expenses by year. Worsham, James // Nation's Business;Feb96, Vol. 84 Issue 2, p8
Presents a guide chart from United States Bureau of Labor Statistics Consumer Price Index, that enables comparisons of business expenses and revenues in 1995. Description of guide; Purpose of guide; Background information on Consumer Price Index. INSET: How costs have changed..
- Injuries at furniture plants higher than national average. L.A. // Wood & Wood Products;Feb95, Vol. 100 Issue 2, p10
Discusses the Bureau of Labor Statistic report, which states that workers in furniture and fixture plants suffered a higher-than-average rate of injuries in 1993. How the report was complied; Estimated amount of injuries in furniture and fixture plants during 1993 according to the `Workplace...