Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Ergonomics & economics: Business interests say new rules would hurt state

Keeping ergonomics standards out of state law ...

"Only one state — California — has its own standards for workplace ergonomics.

Business groups and Republican lawmakers are applying political muscle to make sure Michigan doesn’t become the second.

A state ergonomics advisory committee that has been meeting for two years is on at least its 10th draft of proposed rules that would govern how employers must identify and address conditions that could put workers at risk for job-related injuries caused by repetitive motion, force and other factors."   continued ...   (Via Crain's Detroit Business)

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