The Economics of Ergonomics
- March 10, 1997
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THE DAILY FED
The Economics of ErgonomicsNancy C. Adams, a career executive at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, has a tough new job: trying to convince employers that it's in their interest to retool their offices and factories to prevent repetitive stress injuries.
The opposition to establishing ergonomic regulations is formidable. The last time OSHA tried, in 1995, the Republican-led Congress intervened and held up funding for the work.