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THE FEDERAL REGISTER.

The bureaucratic process. Examines the convoluted and vague nature of enacting laws, standards and regulations. Uses example of the Bush administration's disapproving the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) ergonomics standard. Elimination of the OSHA program via a Federal Register notice that OSHA failed to include costs of the program. OSHA and politics. Recommendations OSHA should develop new ergonomic standards that would be more acceptable.
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THE FEDERAL REGISTER
On May 23, 2000, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a notice in the Federal Register informing the public that despite eight years of analyzing the economic impact of its proposed Ergonomics Program rule, it had failed to include the costs of the program for state and local governments (Wilson 2000 p. 1).
So, while it was estimated that the cost of the program would increase enormously, the whole point is now moot, due to the Federal Register #66:20403, which eliminates the program.
On March 20, 2001, President George W. Bush signed a joint resolution of Congress disapproving OSHA’s ergonomics standard and, at the same time, pledging to find a solution to ergonomic-related problems affecting the nation’s work force. The basic OSHA ergonomics progra

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