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Safety Net: January - December 2012

December 3, 2012

  • MNOSHA Warns About MRSA Infection
  • "Move IT!" Rig Move Safety for Truckers
  • Bangladesh Factory Fire Compared to Triangle Shirtwaist Tragedy
  • 'Tis the Season: Protect Against CO Poisoning
  • Upcoming Events
November 19, 2012
  • News from Federal OSHA: Public Meeting on GHS; Crowd Management for Retailers
  • New NIOSH Resources: Slips, Trips and Falls; Nanotechnology; Respiratory Protection in Damp Buildings; "Buy Quiet" to Prevent Hearing Loss
  • Upcoming Activities
November 5, 2012
  • New Data: MN Workplace Injury Rate Returns to All-time Low
  • NIOSH Science Blog: Joint Pain, ATV Safety in the Workplace
  • Off-the-Job Safety: Smoke Alarms and Fire Safety Resources
  • Upcoming Activities
October 22, 2012
  • DLI Proposes Updates to AWAIR Industry List
  • Mining Deaths, Injury Rates at All-time Low in 2011
  • Nail Gun Safety Publication Released in Spanish
  • Seat Belt Enforcement Campaign in Full Swing
  • Driving Safely on Halloween
  • Upcoming Activities
October 8, 2012
  • New Report: MN Worker Fatality Data for 2011
  • Federal OSHA Releases Directive on Workplace Violence
  • Guarding Machinery at Metal & Nonmetal Mines
  • Safety On and Off the Job: Winter Hazard Awareness Week, Nov. 5 - 9
  • Upcoming Activities
September 24, 2012
  • Preliminary Report: U.S. Workplace Injury Deaths Drop in 2011
  • OSHA Revises Combustible Dust Resources
  • New Surveillance System for Emergency Responders
  • Drive Safely Work Week, October 1– 5, 2012
  • Upcoming Events
September 10, 2012
  • News from Federal OSHA
  • Improvements to CSA Target High Risk Truck and Bus Companies
  • OSHA Renews Alliance with National Safety Council
  • Upcoming Events
August 20, 2012
  • New MN Workplace Safety Report Released
  • Revised Federal Haz Com Standard/GHS - What You Need to Know
  • OSHA Issues Revised Directive on Marine Cargo Handling
  • Statewide DWI Enforcement Campaign
  • Upcoming Events
August 6, 2012
  • Fluorescent Bulbs: Protecting Workers from Mercury Exposure
  • Safe Practices for ATV Use at Work
  • Keeping Older Workers Safe and Healthy
  • Off-the-Job Safety: Warning Systems to Detect Child Left Behind in Car Not Reliable
  • Upcoming Events
July 23, 2012
  • Safety Resources for EMS Workers
  • Protecting Workers Who Use Cleaning Chemicals
  • CSB Releases New Video on Inherently Safer Design
  • Worth Watching: New Traffic Safety PSA
  • Upcoming Activities
July 9, 2012
  • Flooding Prompts Emergency Order on HOS Regulation Relief
  • OSHA Issues Direct Final Rule Affecting Head Protection
  • NIOSH Updates List of Hazardous Drugs in Healthcare Settings
  • NFPA Issues Alert on SCBA Facepiece Lenses
  • Free Off-the-Job Safety Resources: Water Safety
  • Upcoming Activities
June 25, 2012
  • OSHA: FAQs on Heat Stress
  • FMCSA Announces No-Defect Driver-Vehicle Inspection Report (DVIR) for Intermodal Equipment
  • MN Road Deaths Decline Again in 2011
  • OSHA and NIOSH Issue Hazard Alert on Silica Exposure
  • OSHA Extends Comment Period on State Plan Effectiveness
  • Off the Job Safety: Take Action to Prevent Child Heatstroke Death
  • Upcoming Events
June 11, 2012
  • OSHA Seeks Comments on State Plans
  • DOT Releases New Emergency Response Guidebook
  • Bloodborne Pathogens: OSHA Urges Use of Blunt-tip Suture Needles
  • U.S. DOT Issues Blueprint for Ending Distracted Driving
  • Off the Job Safety: Free Alive at 25 Parent Program Online, June 24 - 30
  • Off the Job: Comprehensive Summer Safety Resources
  • Upcoming Events
May 25, 2012
  • New Study: Random Inspections Improve Workplace Safety
  • DLI Addresses Young Worker Rights and Responsibilities
  • Proposed Rule Would Prevent Truck/Bus Rollover Crashes
  • Employee Perception Survey Webinar Now Available Online
  • Statewide Seat Belt Enforcement Campaign Underway
  • Call for Papers: Mine Safety Conference
  • Upcoming Events
May 14, 2012
  • OSHA Launches Heat Illness Prevention Campaign
  • Employer Liability and Employee Cell Phone Crashes
  • Upcoming Events
April 23, 2012
  • New DOT Rule for CMV Medical Examiners
  • MN Workplace Injury/Illnesses Cases Continue Downward Trend
  • CSB Releases New Safety Video Compilation
  • Off the Job Safety:
    • National Bike Month
    • Car/Booster Seat Recycling Event
  • Upcoming Events
April 9, 2012
  • Federal OSHA Seeks Comment on Reinforcing Concrete, Vehicle Backovers
  • New NEP for Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
  • NIOSH Science Blog: New Study of Economic Burden of Workplace Injury and Illness
  • Off the Job Safety:
    • National Bike Month
    • New Campaign: Prevent Child Heatstroke in Cars
  • Upcoming Events
March 26, 2012
  • Federal OSHA Revises HazCom Standard
  • Fatal Injury Costs by Industry
  • Minnesota's Primary Seat Belt Law Saves Lives, Money
  • Severe Weather Awareness Week 2012
  • Upcoming Activities
March 12, 2012
  • Overexertion Leads Top Ten Serious Non-Fatal Work Injuries
  • Minnesota Safety News: Youth Not Buckling Up in the Back; Fire Deaths Up in 2011
  • Upcoming Events
February 27, 2012
  • Last Call for Governor's Safety Awards Applications: Apply by Wednesday!
  • New MNOSHA Standard for Window Washing
  • OSHA Releases Respirator Videos
  • New Safety Publications for Home Healthcare Workers
  • Upcoming Events
January 30, 2012
  • Join Us for Annual Meeting Luncheon, February 10
  • Leap into the Governor's Safety Awards: Apply by February 29
  • New MNOSHA Standard for Window Washing
  • Most Must Post OSHA 300A Summary Feb 1 - April 30
  • New CDL Medical Requirements in Effect Today
  • No Seat Belts Used in Three-Quarters of Recent Traffic Deaths
  • Burn Prevention Week - Feb 5-11, 2012
  • Upcoming Events
January 16, 2012
  • Handheld Phone Ban for Commercial Drivers Now in Effect
  • DOT Revises Hours-of-Service Rules
  • EPA Issues Mercury and Air Toxics Standards
  • New Online Resources: Residential Roofing, Chemical Contact with Skin (Spanish)
  • Off-the-Job Safety: Home Heating, Radon
  • Upcoming Events

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