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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 2020

View the January 2020 edition of Safety Lines


  • Minnesota OSHA 2019:  The year in review

  • Minnesota OSHA rulemaking update

  • Construction Seminars are free, a great way to stay informed

  • MNOSHA Compliance signs safety, health partnerships

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

  • Reviewing the basics:  Recordkeeping training in January, includes webinar

  • New data being collected for occupational injuries, illnesses

  • Minnesota OSHA gathers for annual all-staff meeting

  • Nominate a colleague for the Arthur E. McCauley Jr. Award

  • MNOSHA fatality, serious-injury investigations summaries online

  • Minnesota workplace injury, illness rate reaches new all-time low

  • State's fatal work-injuries decreased in 2018

  • Free on-site safety and health consultations available

  • Minnesota OSHA's calendar of events


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