New Hampshire Ergonomics laws & HR compliance analysis

New Hampshire Ergonomics: What you need to know

The state Labor Code has safety and health rules applicable to all workplaces, including workplaces in buildings, sheds, structures, offices, sites, or places owned, leased, or used in connection with employee activity.
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All employers are responsible for evaluating incidents of ergonomic-related injuries, including repetitive motion trauma, carpal tunnel syndrome, and back injuries, and modifying the workplace and work procedures to prevent recurrences (NH Code Admin. Rules Lab. Sec. 1403.18).
Employers should also develop training procedures for employees on preventing ergonomic injuries as described.

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