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About the seminars

Minnesota OSHA (MNOSHA) Compliance's free Construction Seminars feature a presentation about a specific construction safety or health topic – with time for questions, answers and input – plus an update from MNOSHA Compliance about what's currently happening regarding investigations.

There is no fee for the seminars and attendees are welcome to bring their own food and beverages.

Mark your calendars now and get placed on the seminar mailing list by calling 651-284-5375 or emailing

Location, format

The Construction Seminars are at the MnDOT Training and Conference Center, 1900 W. Cty. Road I, Shoreview, MN. The facility is state of the art and has plenty of free parking available for attendees. Directions and maps are available at Doors open at 6:30 a.m.; program begins at 7 a.m.

The Construction Seminars are set up for interaction with the audience, leading to better understanding of the topic and more practical learning, and providing a safe environment for participants to ask real worksite questions and get real worksite safety and health solutions.

2020/2021 seminars

Sept. 22, 2020 – Cranes in construction (rescheduled from May 19)

Cranes are common on many construction sites in a variety of sizes and capacities. There are significant safety issues to be considered for the operators, the riggers and signal persons, the jobsite supervisors and managers, and the other trade partners in proximity to the diverse devices.

Attend this Construction Seminar for an update about the crane standard for construction in Minnesota. Learn what common crane hazards are often found on construction sites and how to eliminate them through best practices.

Presenter:  Doug Swenson, director, Safety and Field Training, Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Minnesota

Nov. 17, 2020 – Topic to be determined

Jan. 19, 2021 – Topic to be determined

March 16, 2021 – Topic to be determined

May 18, 2021 – Topic to be determined


More information, mailing list

For more information or to be placed on the seminar mailing list, contact us at 651-284-5375, 877-470-6742 or

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