OSHA renews effort to regulate ergonomic hazards — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily
Under a new policy, OSHA is contacting employers who’ve received
Ergonomic Hazard Alert Letters (EHALs) in the past five years to determine
whether those employers have fixed their ergonomic deficiencies. The wrong
response (or no response) could trigger an OSHA inspection. Advice: If you’ve received an EHAL since
2002, prepare a response strategy. For details on OSHA’s new policy, do a
Google search for “Ergonomic Hazard Alert Letter.”
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