Notices of intention to appear at the informal public hearing must be postmarked by January 24, 2000.If you submit your notice to intention to appear by facsimile or electronically through OSHA's Internet site, you must transmit the notice by January 24, 2000. The hearing in Washington, DC, is scheduled to run for 4 weeks.For example, the National Research Council/National Academy of Sciences found a clear relationship between musculoskeletal disorders and work and between ergonomic interventions and a decrease in such disorders.
Notice of intention to appear at the informal public hearing.Hearing testimony and documentary evidence: If you will be requesting more than 10 minutes for your presentation, or if you will be submitting documentary evidence at the hearing, you must submit the full testimony and all documentary evidence you intend to present at the hearing, postmarked by February 1, 2000. The hearing in Washington, DC, is scheduled to begin at a.m., February 22, 2000 at the Frances Perkins Building, U. It will be followed by a hearing March 21-31, 2000, in Portland OR, and April 11-21, 2000, in Chicago, IL. W., Room N-2625, Washington, DC 20210, telephone (202) 693-2350.Time and location for the regional hearings will be announced later in the Federal Register. Facsimile: If your written comments are 10 pages or less, you may fax them to the Docket Office.ADDRESSES: Written comments: Mail: Submit duplicate copies of written comments to: OSHA Docket Office, Docket No. The OSHA Docket Office fax number is (202) 693-1648.Electronic: You may also submit comments electronically through OSHA's Homepage at gov.OSHA estimates that the proposed standard would prevent about 3 million work-related MSDs over the next 10 years, have annual benefits of approximately .1 billion, and impose annual compliance costs of approximately 0 per covered establishment and annual costs of 0 per problem job fixed.