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Risk Managers, Insurers Get A Break On Ergonomics

That collective sigh of relief you might have heard after the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration unveiled its kinder, gentler ergonomics program came from two sources.

One was the insurance industry, which is thrilled that there is no longer any talk of monkeying around with the workers’ compensation system as the exclusive remedy for employees injured on the job. The other was risk managers, who are thrilled that they won’t have to meet cookie-cutter loss control standards handed down from Washington, with a hammer hanging over their heads to ensure compliance.

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