USW HSE Department Fact Sheets
The United Steelworkers Health, Safety and Environment Department has prepared Fact Sheets on ergonomics, workplace hazards and other health related information.
Work Re-Organization: A Hazard to Workers' Health and Safety -- Workers and union health and safety reps are increasingly listing issues such as downsizing/understaffing, mandatory overtime, push for production, cross-training/multi-tasking, and work overload as key factors causing or contributing to injuries, illness and stress in their workplaces. All of these issues are related to how work is organized and being restructured. [Prepared by AFL-CIO Dept of Safety & Health, Jan. 2006]
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