NACE gives final ergo recommendations
The committee's work groups, which consist of guidelines, research, and outreach and assistance, proposed their final recommendations to the full committee for further presentation to OSHA. The two-day meeting culminated a process that started two years ago when NACE was chartered by the Secretary of Labor to provide advice and recommendations to help OSHA accelerate the decline of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in the workplace.
Adding to previous recommendations regarding outreach and assistance, NACE suggested that OSHA increase the number, quality and use of ergonomic success stories posted on the agency's Web site and offered a success-story template to facilitate the process.
Some of NACE's key recommendations are as follows: