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Minnesota OSHA Compliance -- Safety Lines, the newsletter of MNOSHA

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Safety Lines, April 2018April 2018, Number 99

  • Employee health and safety:  Young workers deserve our attention, training

  • MNOSHA fatality, serious-injury investigations summaries

  • Worker rights, DLI services discussed at Consulate of Mexico event

  • Safety and health observances, 2018
    -- Excavation Safety Stand-down, April 16 through 20
    -- National Safety Stand-down to Prevent Falls in Construction, May 7 through 11
    -- 84th Annual Minnesota Safety and Health Conference,
    May 8 through 10
    -- Safe + Sound Week, Aug. 13 through 19

  • Safety committees required for many employers: 
    Resources available to create, maintain committees

  • Free on-site safety and health consultations available

  • Stay in touch with need-to-know news, sign up for email lists

  • OSHA log recordkeeping topics:  Exposures to blood and other potentially infectious material

  • Free seminars from the Department of Labor and Industry
    -- Introductory-level recordkeeping, May 10
    -- Asbestos in construction, May 15
    -- How to prepare for an armed intruder, June 27

  • SOII sauce:  Grocery store injury trends

  • Minnesota OSHA answers frequently asked questions

  • MNOSHA Compliance signs safety, health partnerships

  • Minnesota OSHA's calendar of events


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