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Title: United States Postal Service OSPP - OSHA Ergonomic Strategic Partnership
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Results in 1st year
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United States Postal Service OSPP - This Partnership, signed April 4, 2003, will focus on implementing a process to aid in the early identification of Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs), and control of the risk factors that can cause injuries and illnesses to postal employees.
The USPS, NPMHU, APWU, and OSHA will work cooperatively to implement an ongoing process to identify MSDs early, and control the risk factors that can cause injuries and illnesses to postal employees. This project will focus on implementing a process to aid in early identification of musculoskeletal disorders, and control of the risk factors that can cause injuries and illnesses to postal employees.
Within the partnership, the USPS, NPMHU, APWU, and OSHA agreed to work cooperatively to implement the Ergonomic Risk Reduction Process (ERRP) in identifying musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) early, and controlling the risk factors that can cause injuries and illnesses to postal employees. As of May 2005, 77 USPS facilities have entered into the partnership and have implemented the ERRP. The focus of the first annual evaluation was on the sites deployed during the initial year of the partnership. Data analyzed is from January 31, 2003 to February 24, 2004.
Based on the evaluation of the first ten (10) sites it is recommended that OSHA continue its participation in this OSHA Strategic Partnership (OSP), that has the potential to improve workers safety and health in over 170 worksites covering tens of thousands employees.
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