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Compliance Training Tip: Why Ergonomics in the Workplace Matters

White Paper Published By: Skillsoft
Skillsoft
Published:  May 31, 2018
Type:  White Paper
Length:  3 pages

Why care about ergonomics? To start, every year, nearly 300,000 employees miss work due to musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). While there are no federal standards for ergonomics, OSHA has covered ergonomics in the workplace under the General Duty Clause, which requires employers to provide a work environment free from recognized hazards.