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Safety Lines is a quarterly publication of Minnesota OSHA and 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.

October 2023

View the October 2023 edition of Safety Lines


  • Harvest season reminder:  Grain safety, hazard awareness

  • Are you registered to vote?

  • New ergonomics requirements for several industries effective Jan. 1

  • New rule expands submission requirements

  • MNOSHA Compliance adopts warehousing, distribution center NEP

  • MNOSHA penalty maximums increase, conform with federal amounts

  • MNOSHA fatality, serious-injury investigations summaries online

  • Translated materials, Language Line available via DLI website

  • DLI announces availability of ergonomics safety grants

  • Construction Seminar:  Mental health in the construction industry

  • 2023 safety grants fund 123 worksite safety, health improvement projects

  • 2022 workplace injury, illness, fatality rates released soon

  • Minnesota's newest MNSTAR Program worksite

  • SOII sauce:  Assaults on workers increased in 2020

  • MNOSHA Compliance signs safety, health partnerships

  • Minnesota OSHA's calendar of events

  • Reviewing the basics:  Recordkeeping training offered online Oct. 27


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