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THIS COMPLIANCE CENTER IS FOR YOU if your employees lift patients or large or bulky items, perform repetitive tasks, are exposed to vibration, perform their jobs in office work stations or are otherwise at risk of musculoskeletal and other ergonomic injuries like Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. The COMPLIANCE CENTER helps you avoid OSHA citations for ergonomic hazards via ergonomic hazard assessment, use of engineering controls, safe lifting and other safe work practices.

Articles & Insight
  • sample image Ergonomics & MSD Prevention: A 10-Step Compliance Game Plan

    What OSHA expects you to do to control ergonomics hazards at your workplace.
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  • sample image An Overview of the Hazard & How OSHA Regulates It

    Ergonomics wasn't a generally recognized occupational health and safety hazard when the OSHA laws were first written. So there's no OSHA standard on ergonomics.
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  • sample image How to Perform an Office Task Ergonomics Hazard Assessment

    There is no OSHA ergonomics standard. But as with other hazards, a hazard assessment is integral to controlling ergonomic risks at the workplace.
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  • sample image How to Perform an Office Task Ergonomics Hazard Assessment

    There is no OSHA ergonomics standard. But as with other hazards, a hazard assessment is integral to controlling ergonomic risks at the workplace.
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  • sample image Ergonomics: Roles & Responsibilities for MSD Prevention

    The best way to allocate responsibility for preventing MSDs.
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  • sample image How to Perform a Hazard Assessment for Industrial Settings

    There is no OSHA ergonomics standard. But as with other hazards, a hazard assessment is integral to controlling ergonomic risks...
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  • sample image How to Use Records Reviews to Identify & Eliminate Ergonomics Hazards

    To root out ergonomic injuries you must be proactive. The first step is to do a record review and create a "snapshot" of worker injuries so you can analyze causes and identify trends.
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  • sample image Take 5 Steps to Protect Workers Who Lift Materials Manually

    How to protect workers who manually lift and move heavy objects from MSIs.
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Time Saving Tools
  • Ergonomics Risk Factors Checklist
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    How to assess the risks of MSIs faced by your workers. Read More...

  • Industrial Setting Ergonomics Hazard Assessment Checklist
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    Although OSHA hasn't adopted an ergonomics standard, the OSHA General Duty Clause has been interpreted as requiring employers to protect employees from ergonomic hazards. Read More...

  • Appendix Visual Display Terminal (VDT) Workstation Ergonomic Assessment Checklist
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    Although OSHA hasn't adopted an ergonomics standard, the OSHA General Duty Clause has been interpreted as requiring employers to protect employees from ergonomic hazards. Read More...

  • Ergonomics Injury Record Review
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    To root out ergonomic injuries you must be proactive. The first step is to do a record review and create a "snapshot" of worker injuries so you can analyze causes and identify trends. Read More...

  • Ergonomics Injuries: Data Summary& Corrective Actions
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    Once you gather ergonomic injury records and analyze the data, you must translate your findings into corrective actions. This tool will help you do this. Read More...

  • Sample Lift Team Survey Questionnaire
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    Establishing teams to lift and move patients can be an effective way to prevent injuries to healthcare workers. But you must take the time and effort to properly educate staff about the team's responsibilities. Read More...

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