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

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"Safety Lines," October 2017October 2017, Number 97

  • Safety in the grain industry:  engulfment can happen in 22 seconds

  • MNOSHA, Mexican Consulate renew alliance to spread safety, health message

  • Product notices issues for several Genie lifts

  • Online now:  MNOSHA annual report, federal review, state response

  • Statistics shine spotlight on worker safety indicators

  • Annual report from OSHA state-plan association available

  • MNOSHA adopts federal OSHA final rule for respirable
    crystalline silica

  • Recent MNOSHA retirees:  Cindy Valentine, Bob Sarna

  • OSHA recordkeeping training offered Oct. 20 and Oct. 27:  Reviewing the basics

  • Minnesota OSHA adopts federal regulations for walking-working surfaces, fall protection in general industry

  • SOII sauce:  Construction worker injuries caused by falling to a lower level

  • Estimated injury and illness rates, case characteristics released Nov. 9

  • Minnesota OSHA's Duluth staff takes part in 2017 Northern Regional Safety Day

  • Current, past MNOSHA fatality investigations, serious-injury investigation summaries available online

  • Minnesota OSHA answers frequently asked questions

  • Notes from the undercount:  Improve recordkeeping quality to improve injury, illness estimates -- results from four states

  • MNOSHA Compliance signs safety, health partnership

  • Minnesota OSHA's calendar of events


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