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Safety Lines is a quarterly publication of the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry. Its purpose is to promote occupational safety and health and to inform readers of the purpose, plans and progress of Minnesota OSHA. Visit the archive for past editions.

January 2023

View the January 2023 edition of Safety Lines


  • 2022:  The year in review

  • Rulemaking:  MNOSHA adopts federal OSHA permanent COVID-19 recordkeeping and reporting standard

  • Free on-site safety and health consultations available

  • Pay extra attention to threat of carbon monoxide during the winter

  • Reviewing the basics:  Recordkeeping training offered online in January

  • The importance of worksite pre-planning

  • Next Construction Seminar is Jan. 17:  Equipping your teams to destigmatize mental health

  • Translated materials, Language Line available via DLI website

  • Annual tallies show decrease in workplace injury and illness rate, increase in fatal work-injuries

  • Arthur E. McCauley Jr. Award nominations accepted through March 30

  • MNOSHA fatality, serious injury investigations summaries online

  • SOII sauce:  Injury, illness trends for private ownership hospitals

  • MNOSHA Compliance signs safety, health partnerships

  • Reminder:  2022 Form 300A data submissions due by March 2

  • Minnesota OSHA's calendar of events


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