A descriptive study of U.S. OSHA penalties and inspection frequency for musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace.

@article{Courtney1998ADS,
  title={A descriptive study of U.S. OSHA penalties and inspection frequency for musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace.},
  author={Theodore Courtney and Edward A. Clancy},
  journal={American Industrial Hygiene Association journal},
  year={1998},
  volume={59 8},
  pages={563-71}
}
Information on the frequency and cost of OSHA enforcement penalties for musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) in the literature is limited. Such information would be of value to organizations in estimating the likelihood and financial impact of enforcement activity in their operations. This descriptive study utilized data from federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspections to examine the distribution of penalty costs arising from inspections with MSD-related citations from… CONTINUE READING

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