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November 16, 2001
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With or without strong OSHA action, ergonomics will not fade from the radar screen of workplace safety and health pros.

Why?

Aging workers, for one reason. More than one-third of pros surveyed by Industrial Safety & Hygiene News (38%) say an aging workforce is having a significant impact on safety and health efforts in their workplace.

Lean and mean operations are a larger concern. Almost half of those surveyed (46%) say an increased workload on employees is a significant concern.

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