OSHA ERGONOMICS HEARINGS POSTPONED

WASHINGTON [FNS] -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration here has extended the public comment period on its proposed ergonomics regulation by one month, but industry officials say it's not enough time.Two business days before the comment period was set to expire, OSHA extended the comment period until March 2 to "accommodate the large number of requests for extra time to prepare submissions."Hearings

WASHINGTON [FNS] -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration here has extended the public comment period on its proposed ergonomics regulation by one month, but industry officials say it's not enough time.

Two business days before the comment period was set to expire, OSHA extended the comment period until March 2 to "accommodate the large number of requests for extra time to prepare submissions."

Hearings on the proposed standard, originally scheduled to begin Feb. 2

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