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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.

July 2019

Safety Lines cover, July 2019 edition

View the July 2019 edition of Safety Lines


  • Avoiding the dangers of summer heat, humidity

  • Felix 'Hap' Spooner receives MNOSHA's Arthur E. McCauley, Jr. Award

  • Minnesota OSHA participates at annual safety, health conference

  • MNOSHA sees increase in reports of amputations

  • MNOSHA Compliance signs safety, health partnerships

  • WSC co-sponsors Movement Matters networking event, Sept. 20

  • MNOSHA fatality, serious-injury investigations summaries online

  • Minnesota OSHA answers frequently asked questions

  • Annual report about state-plan states published, available online

  • Results of audit by federal OSHA available online

  • Employers break for safety during annual Excavation Safety Stand-down

  • Notes from the undercount:  Survey results show need for training

  • Reviewing the basics:  Recordkeeping training offered Aug. 16, Nov. 6

  • Free on-site safety and health consultations available

  • SOII sauce:  Assaults on workers increasing since 2014

  • Minnesota's newest MNSTAR Program worksite

  • Construction Seminars:  Save the dates for 2019/2020 season

  • Minnesota OSHA's calendar of events


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