WASHINGTON (March 20)—The proposed ergonomics standard from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is vital to protect the health and safety of U.S. workers, the United Steelworkers of America stated in comments on the proposal to OSHA. "Ergonomic hazards are the largest health and safety concern that workers face," the union said, noting that last year one of its members was killed on the job every 12.5 days and one was injured on the job every 15 minutes.
USWA praises ergonomics proposal in comments to OSHA
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