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The MNSTAR Program is a Minnesota Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MNOSHA) program that recognizes companies in which managers and employees work together to develop safety and health management systems that go beyond basic compliance with all applicable OSHA standards, and result in immediate and long-term prevention of job-related injuries and illnesses. Key elements of this comprehensive program include:  management leadership and employee involvement; an allocation of resources to address safety issues; systems that identify and control workplace hazards; and a plan for employee safety training and education.

The MNSTAR Program is modeled after the federal OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP).

MNSTAR Program worksites

  1. CF Industries, Inc. – Glenwood

  2. Marvin Windows and Doors – Warroad

  3. PotlatchDeltic Corporation – Bemidji

  4. International Paper – White Bear Lake

  5. Louisiana-Pacific Corporation – Two Harbors

  6. Flint Hills Resources, Pine Bend Refinery – Inver Grove Heights

  7. Aptim Services L.L.C. – Rosemount

  8. Valmont Industries, Inc. – Farmington

  9. Bayer Research and Development Services L.L.C. – Redwood Falls

  10. Honeywell Defense and Space – Plymouth

  11. Liberty Paper, Inc. – Becker

  12. Bayer Northern Production Co., L.L.C. – Redwood Falls, Minnesota Product Supply – Redwood Falls

  13. Aveda Corporation, Manufacturing Site – Blaine

  14. Aveda Services, Inc., Midwest Distribution Center – Blaine

  15. Trident Seafood Corporation – Motley

  16. Danfoss Power Solutions – Plymouth

  17. Bayer Research and Development L.L.C. – Stanton

  18. The Sherwin-Williams Company – Minneapolis

  19. Bayer Research and Development L.L.C. – Glyndon

  20. West Fraser – Bemidji (formerly Norbord Minnesota, L.L.C.) – Solway

  21. NuStar Energy, Roseville Terminal – Roseville

  22. NuStar Energy, Moorhead Terminal – Moorhead

  23. NuStar Energy, Sauk Centre Terminal – Sauk Centre

  24. Firmenich – New Ulm

  25. Bosch Security Systems – Burnsville

  26. Cintas Corporation, Location 470 – Maple Grove

  27. Sysco Asian Foods, Inc. – St. Paul

  28. Cintas FAS – Brooklyn Park

  29. Cintas – Eagan

  30. Delta Air Lines Inc., Iron Range Reservations Customer Engagement Center – Chisholm

  31. Energy Center Minneapolis – Minneapolis

  32. Monsanto Redwood Falls Pre-commercial – Redwood Falls

  33. Cardinal IG Technology Center – St. Louis Park