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Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi's Statement before the Education and Workforce Committee Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, Washington, DC, April 26, 1999

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Summary:This is a statement given by Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi before the Education and Workforce Committee Subcommittee on Workforce Protections in Washington, DC on April 26, 1999. The statement is made in reference to workplace safety and health. She opens the statement by stating that ergonomics related health problems are costly and preventable. Throughout her statement, Pelosi outlines ergonomic risk factors related to health disorders, ergonomics standards, ergonomics programs, prior Congress agreements on the matter, and women's relationship with ergonomics. There is also an immediate release document that notifies the public about Pelosi's testament to safeguarding America's working women, published on April 21, 1999 in Washington, DC.
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Washington (D.C.)
Temporal subject: 1991-2000
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Washington (D.C.)
Topical subjects:Pelosi, Nancy, 1940-
United States. Congress. House
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and the Workforce. Subcommittee on Workforce Protections
Ergonomics
Women employees
Women in the labor movement
ArchivesUM location:Pride at Work records
  • box 5
  • folder Folder 21: PAW Letters to Congress
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Civil Rights, Civic Engagement
Copyright holder:unknown
Collection:Labor in America Collection
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