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OSHA Ergonomics Rule: responses to comments
(Since rescinded)

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OSHA Log 300 forms:  xls  and  zipped pdf

Employer’s rights & responsibilities (OSHA)

Employee rights & responsibilities  |  More  |  Also

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CAL-OSHA Ergonomics
California State CALOSHA

dir.ca.gov  |  Regs  |  Search regs  |  Site

Ergo Std.  |  Physician’s guide to ErgoStd

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Washington State OSHA

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LNI on Washington ErgoRule repeal

LNI’s ErgoRule: pdf  |  zip  |  Compliance
Probably the best of the ergonomics guidelines

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A second look at BLS

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Economic consequences of MSDs

95% Workers Comp Connecticut unreported

Effect of unions on filing claims  (200K pdf)
written by Punnett, Warren, Dillon, & Morse

Workers’ Comp in transition nationally

MD drops "unusual activity" Workers Comp
Regular & usual risk factors had been allowed.
(So back then employers were not responsible
for chopping employees’ fingers if they did so every day?)

Background  |  Impact   (400K pdf)

Edison represents workplace injuries

PBS on Workers Comp

LA Times on workers comp fraud (43K pdf)

More questions about Workers Comp

Health & Safety Executive UK

UK: Work-related disease  |  Findings (3MB pdf)

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GAO report:  Worker protection

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Environmental Law Institute

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Building Materials Center   Univ. Massachusetts

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California Title 24 Bldg Codes  |  3MB pdf

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bifma.org  |  Ergonomics "Test for fit" (180K pdf)

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cen.eu  |  Site  |  Search Int’l Standards

Search Ergonomic Standards

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Pers Protect Equipment  |  PPEs

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International Standards Organization

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BC Canada Workers Comp  safety
Ergonomics section  |  Ergo Regulations
Work Safe Ergonomics  |  MSDs (1 MB pdf)

European Agency for S&H at work

osha.europa.eu  |  Consumer data

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Health & Safety Work Act 1974 (1989)  |  pdf

Computer Display Equipment Regs 1992  |  pdf

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Guide to the Consumer Protection Act
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Dir 85/374/EEC Consumer Protection Act
from DTI  ©2003 Berr (formerly dti.uk.gov)

UK European Protection Centre Goods & Services


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