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Minnesota Workplace Fatalities Up in 2012

Minnesota OSHA has updated the Fatality and Serious Injury Investigation Summary for 2012.  You can find it here. Seventy Minnesota workers never went home last year.  According to the US Census on Fatal Occupational Injuries, Minnesota had a preliminary 70 … Continue reading

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When workplace violence happens

First, our sympathies go out to the families and staff of Accent Signage in Minneapolis who were affected by the tragic shootings last week.  It appears that a just-fired employee killed four employees and a delivery driver and seriously wounded … Continue reading

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New directives to address workplace violence

Workplace violence is among the top four causes of death in the workplace in the last fifteen years, according to OSHA.  OSHA has issued a new directive to assist field staff conducting investigations based on complaints and incidences of workplace … Continue reading

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Safety tip: Light your way

Keep stairs, sidewalks and hallways well lit and free of clutter. Don’t store items where they could be a hazard if exiting in an emergency. Outside, make sure paths and parking lots are well lit and well seen.  Keep shrubs … Continue reading

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