Author: Andrea

Legal Issues

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is one of the many kinds of Repetitive Strain Injuries that can leave a person unable to perform the required tasks at their workplace adequately. CTS is one of the leading causes for lawsuits for compensation from employers. Many cases are fair and just. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome can leave a person not […]

A Patient’s Guide

We’re all tempted to avoid going to the doctor and diagnosing nagging pains ourselves. With the hectic schedules everybody has today, this is only natural. It’s also easy to ignore things until they become much worse than they have to be. This leads to the aggravation of a lot of conditions that could easily have […]

OSHA Ergonomics in Effect

Here we go. As of January 16, 2001, OSHA has arrived on the ergonomics scene. As one of former President Clinton’s last actions in office, he succeeded in passing the OSHA Ergonomics Standard into law. It was a complicated process that was begun by then Labor Secretary Elizabeth Dole during George Bush’s term. Many say […]


Small Time Ergonomics When the Bush administration recently repealed the OSHA Ergonomics Standard small businesses breathed a sigh of relief. But wait a second. Even though there is not yet a law requiring ergonomic adjustments to improve your work environment doesn’t mean it won’t help your business. In the most recent Entrepreneur, the monthly magazine […]

Woman wins discrimination appeal through the EEOC

Wendy Ghannam expressed relief that her seven-year ordeal against theAgency for International Development(USAID)was finally over in aninterview held recently in downtown Washington, DC. Ms. Ghannam received afavorable ruling from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) regarding the appeal to her complaint of employment discrimination due toongoing problems with carpal tunnel/repetitive stress disease. In several […]

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