Texas Ergonomics laws & safety compliance analysis

Texas Ergonomics : What you need to know

Texas does not have its own ergonomics requirements for reducing musculoskeletal disorders in private (private businesses and nonprofit organizations) or public (government offices and operations) sector workplaces.

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Federal OSHA, which regulates private sector workplaces in the state, has developed a comprehensive plan designed to reduce ergonomic injuries through a combination of industry-targeted guidelines, enforcement measures, workplace outreach, advanced research, and dedicated efforts to protect Hispanic and other immigrant workers. OSHA has also appointed ergonomics coordinators in each of the 10 OSHA regions to assist compliance officers in conducting inspections and documenting hazards associated with musculoskeletal disorders.

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