Create an Account

Already have account?

Forgot Your Password ?

Home / Questions / OSHA requires businesses to communicate more openly about the hazards associated with the

OSHA requires businesses to communicate more openly about the hazards associated with the

OSHA requires businesses to communicate more openly about the hazards associated with the materials they use and produce and the wastes they generate. 

 

22) The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that repetitive stress injuries account for 25 percent of cases involving days away from work and that disorders associated with repeated trauma are responsible for nearly 40 percent of all work-related illness. 

 

23) According to OSHA, RSI now represents 32 percent of all North American workers' compensation claims each year.

24) People who use their hands and wrists repeatedly in the same way tend to develop carpal tunnel syndrome. 

 

25) CTS sufferers spend an average of 30 days off work, compared to 29 days for fracture victims, and 26 days for amputees. 

 

26) CTS injuries accounted for $1 billion in workers' compensation claim benefits, or about an average of $40,000 each. 

 

27) Carpal tunnel syndrome is preventable, or at least the severity can be reduced. 

 

28) Positioning research is the study of human interaction with tasks, equipment, tools, and the physical environment. 

 

29) Workplace violence is defined as physical assault, threatening behavior, verbal abuse, hostility, or harassment directed toward employees at work or on duty. 

 

30) Costs linked to workplace violence rose from $4.2 billion in 1992 to $12 billion recently. 

Dec 11 2019 View more View Less

Answer (UnSolved)

question Get Solution

Related Questions