Feds add ergonomic hazards to Canada Labour CodeFederally regulated employers will have to assess and manage these risksBy 10/15/2007|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 10/24/2007 New amendments to the Canada Labour Code will help prevent occupational injuries due to ergonomic hazards in federally regulated workplaces, according to the federal labour minister."Our workplaces are evolving and so are the health and safety challenges that workers are facing today," said Minister of Labour Jean-Pierre Blackburn. "Technological changes in the workplace have created new hazards for workers, including an increased incidence of musculoskeletal injuries such as tendinitis, carpal tunnel syndrome and back injuries. The proposed amendments will help to prevent and reduce these types of injuries." To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.