Open Access News: over 1200 articles
October 28, 2002
Another Blow to Ergonomics Regulations for state of Washington
October 25, 2002
A little tongue-in-cheek (just don't bite down) ergonomics' know-how can ensure the future and safety of things that go THWACK in the night.
October 23, 2002
Airline opts to keep its policy on obese passengers, even in wake of settlement.
October 21, 2002
New study shows the hazards of pedal-powered police work could arise in the bedroom.
October 18, 2002
A new study shows telecommuters report less stress. But how well a home office physically fits the user is another issue.
October 16, 2002
KOSHA reports 150 Hyundai Heavy Machinery employees found with MSDs. Government intends to solve country-wide MSD problem with regulations.
October 14, 2002
AIHA and OSHA enter into an agreement to form an alliance with an ergonomic focus.
October 11, 2002
Tiny technology might look nice, but at what ergonomic price?
October 9, 2002
A letter to Wal-Mart implying sight-unseen compliance brings Washington state's ergonomics rules under fire.
October 7, 2002
New study at UAB shows relationship between productivity and proper prescriptions lenses for computer workers.
October 4, 2002
BLS asks OSHA for ergonomics guidance for women in the construction industry.
October 2, 2002
Read about a project that wants to change your point and click mouse.
September 30, 2002
New research continues to link certain workplace or task characteristics to MSDs.
September 28, 2002
OSHA is granting a 30-day extension in response to industry and labor requests for additional time to submit written comments guidelines.
September 25, 2002
"The current picture, of children working in systems that appear to affect their current and future health, is a disturbing one," according to Professor Peter Buckle of the Robens Centre for Health Ergonomics at the University of Surrey. .
September 22, 2002
AOTA will weigh backpacks at schools across the country as part of National School Backpack Awareness Day.
September 19, 2002
The State of North Carolina, the American Furniture Manufacturers Association, and the Society of the Plastics Industry all try to tackle ergo with OSHA.
September 18, 2002
At least one survey has found that dental hygienists had the highest rates of carpal tunnel syndrome of all occupations.
September 16, 2002
Researchers look at the body's response to stress and how that might affect the development of musculoskeletal disorders at work.
September 13, 2002
Summary of short articles on ergonomics that appeared in the news including eye tracking software, office chair selection and bicycle handlebars.