Marshaled in the battle against foreign competition, flexible manufacturing is leading U.S. manufacturers to get the most out of their investments in equipment and facilities and their employees, both at the management level and on the production...
Making the right improvements in manual material handling can reduce ergonomic injuries and benefit production efficiency.
Until recently, OSHA's pledge to pursue a vigorous enforcement policy against companies with ergonomic hazards struck critics as an empty promise. Federal OSHA did not issue a single ergonomic citation under the general duty clause (GDC) in 2001...
National Safety Survey respondents see signs of improvement, but more is needed from this agency in transition.
While organized labor fumes and experts are lukewarm, what do nursing home operators think about OSHA's ergonomic guidelines? And what does the document reveal about the agency's new approach to ergonomics?
Heat-related illnesses are vastly underrecognized and underreported. Are you taking effective measures to help employees beat the heat?
Disabling back injuries are costly and all too prevalent. That's why your company needs more than a quick fix approach to battling back pain.
From the hazards of confined space to musculoskeletal disorders, committees accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) are poised to issue major voluntary standards this year.
You know it's cold when you can't get the dog to go outside. But some of us have to go outside and record and near record lows across much of the country are taking their toll on outdoor workers.
By integrating safety into its management system, any company can take these simple steps to boost its safety performance.