SAFE WORKPLACE PRACTICE, AND OSHA CODE
OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) an agency of the United States Department of Labor. The OSHA web site contains the laws and workers rights provided under this governing agency or contact OSHA at 1-800-321-OSHA. This agency insures workers safety. it has created laws against retaliation by employers for exercising their right to a safe work place; also putting in place rules and standards that constitute a safe, healthy work place.
One common work place injury is known as Musculoskeletal Disorder. Some of the injuries include: pinched nerves, herniated disc, meniscus tears, sprains, muscle tears, hernias, pain, swelling, numbness also repetitive motion injuries such as carpal and tarsal tunnel syndrome. among other injuries. Practicing ergonomics at work is a great way to prevent injury in the work place. Common sense and the use of proper posture, moments and lifting properly and prevent many of these injuries.