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Chapter 3: Securing Workplace Protections

Table of Contents
  1. Health and Safety or Ergonomics Committees
  2. Collective Bargaining
  3. Using OSHA

At this time, there are no adequate federal or state health and safety laws or regulations concerning ergonomics. That does not mean, however, that workers have to put up with pain and unhealthy working conditions. Workers acting together through their union can use a variety of strategies to make their workplaces safe.