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May 27, 2024

Attorney Says OSHA Amazon Citation Shows Renewed Action On Ergonomics

May 17, 2023 at 5:37 PM
Correction Appended An employer-focused attorney says OSHA’s recent enforcement action against Amazon over a failure to provide “adequate medical treatment” to warehouse workers signals that the agency could more broadly use medical management of workplace injuries as a way around its lack of a formal standard on workplace ergonomics. Attorney Lawrence Halprin, of the law firm Keller & Heckman, wrote in a recent blog post that OSHA is focusing on facilities’ medical management under the OSH Act’s...

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