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Safety Net: January - December 2013

November 18, 2013

  • New in the SafetyNet Community
  • Survey Shows Minnesota Workplace Injury Rate Near All-time Low
  • Commercial Drivers Required to Certify by January 2014
  • OMB Releases OSHA Proposed Rule on Tracking Injury/Illness
  • It's Turkey Time: Holiday Safety Resources
  • Upcoming Events
November 4, 2013
  • New in the SafetyNet Community
  • DLI to Adopt Rules Allowing Electronic Transmission of OSHA Notices, Reports
  • OSHA Extends Crystalline Silica Comment Period
  • Hazardous Chemicals: OSHA Releases New Web Resources
  • NFPA Launches Electrical Safety Certification Program
  • New Fire in Minnesota Report Details Data and Trends
  • Off-the-Job Safety: You Changed Your Clock – Did You Change Your Batteries?
  • Upcoming Events
October 21, 2013
  • SafetyNet Member Community: What's New
  • Increased Enforcement for Commercial Vehicles this Week
  • Minnesota Seat Belt Use at Record High
  • Workplace Injuries and Illnesses Continue a Downward Trend in MN
  • OSHA Fines West Fertilizer $118,300
  • Three Mining Deaths Prompt DOL Alert
  • Groups Seek Extension of Crystalline Silica Comment Period
  • Off-the-Job Safety: Drive Extra Safely on Halloween . . .
  • . . . and Gear Up for Winter Hazards
  • Upcoming Events
October 7, 2013
  • SafetyNet Member Community: What's New
  • Annual MN Workers' Comp Report Released
  • OSHA's Top Ten Violations for 2013
  • New OSHA Certificate for Public Sector Employees
  • New Website Allows Calculation of Building Construction Risk
  • October is Fire Prevention Month - "Prevent Kitchen Fires" Resources
  • Upcoming Events
September 23, 2013
  • What's New in the SafetyNet Member Community?
  • Comment Period Has Begun for Proposed Crystalline Silica Rule
  • Prepare for Active Shooter: Run, Hide, Fight Video
  • New OSHA Training Guide for Fall Protection
  • Study: Superior Safety Management Linked to Healthier Bottom Line
  • Upcoming Events
September 9, 2013
  • New in the SafetyNet Member Community
  • MN Fatal Work Injuries Increased in 2012
  • OSHA Proposes Rule on Crystalline Silica
  • NIOSH Releases Ladder Safety App
  • PPE for Healthcare Workers
  • Chemical Advisory Addresses Ammonium Nitrate
  • Workers 55 and Older Have Highest Highway Transportation Death Rates
  • Distracted Driving: Join the Movement on "Drive 4 Pledges Day," September 19
  • Upcoming Events
August 19, 2013
  • New in the SafetyNet Member Community
  • MN Fatal Work Injuries Increased in 2012
  • OSHA Proposes Rule on Crystalline Silica
  • NIOSH Releases Ladder Safety App
  • PPE for Healthcare Workers
  • Chemical Advisory Addresses Ammonium Nitrate
  • Workers 55 and Older Have Highest Highway Transportation Death Rates
  • Distracted Driving: Join the Movement on "Drive 4 Pledges Day,” September 19
  • Upcoming Events
August 19, 2013
  • New in the SafetyNet Member Community
  • Norbord Inc. Recognized as MNSTAR Site
  • Construction Worker Survey: Why They Don't Report Injuries
  • OSHA's Haz Com Standard Meets MSHA Requirements
  • NIOSH Seeks Comment on PPE in Healthcare
  • New Rule: Federal Agencies Must Submit Injury/Illness Data
  • Off-the-Job Safety Resources
  • Upcoming Events
August 5, 2013
  • New Data: MN Workers' Comp Claim Characteristics
  • OSHA and NIOSH Issue Hazard Alert on 1-bromopropane
  • DOT Proposal Would Reduce Trucking Industry Paperwork Burden
  • New in the SafetyNet Member Community!
  • Safety On and Off the Job: MN Year-to-Date Traffic Deaths Exceed 200
  • And on the Workplace Injury Front . . .
  • Upcoming Events
July 8, 2013
  • Online Member Community to Launch this Week!
  • OSHA Announces New Emphasis Program for Isocyanates
  • Understanding the Business Value of Safety and Sustainability
  • Circuit Court Upholds MSHA Lifeline Standard Decision
  • New Hours of Service Rule for Truck Drivers Now in Effect
  • Upcoming Events
June 24, 2013
  • New Report: MN Traffic Deaths Up 7 Percent in 2012
  • NIOSH Report: High Rate of Carpal Tunnel in Poultry Plant Workers
  • New Booklet for Home Building Workers
  • New Research: Hands-free Technology a Dangerous Driver Distraction
  • EPA Proposes Rules to Reduce Formaldehyde Exposure
  • Upcoming Events
June 10, 2013
  • A Fond Farewell to a Long-Time Staffer
  • New from OSHA: Changes to Cranes and Derricks Standard; Protecting Temp Workers
  • Comments Sought on Hazardous Drugs in Healthcare
  • New Publication on Nail Gun Safety in English and Spanish
  • Off-the-Job Safety: New Members-only Resource Provides Tools and "How-to's"
  • Upcoming Events
May 28, 2013
  • Online Members-only Community Coming Soon!
  • New from NIOSH: Protecting Workers from Heat
  • CSB Posts Video of Destruction in West, Texas
  • Upcoming Events
May 6, 2013
  • New From Federal OSHA: Temp Workers; Ladders and Falls in Construction
  • Controlling Exposure to Nanoparticles
  • National Electrical Safety Month: Electrical Safety for All Ages
  • National Safety Boating Week, May 18-24
  • Upcoming Events
April 22, 2013
  • NIOSH Seeks Comment on Mobile Pocket Guide to Chemicals
  • New Bilingual Ladder Safety Booklet
  • Mining Deaths at Historic Lows
  • Off-the-Job
  • Upcoming Events
April 8, 2013
  • New from Federal OSHA: Cr(VI) Exposure; Fighting Fires at Facilities with Combustible Dust
  • NIOSH Seeks Partners to Test Silica Protection
  • Severe Weather Awareness Week, April 15 - 19
  • Upcoming Events
March 25, 2013
  • New Tool Makes the Case for Workplace Safety Programs
  • NIOSH Science Blog: Another Way to Track Workplace Injuries
  • National Window Safety Week: Look Out for Kids!
  • Upcoming Events
March 11, 2013
  • Minnesota Safety & Health Conference: Online Registration Now Open - Register Today!
  • OSHA Seeks Comment on Crane Operator Certification
  • DLI Seeks Nominees for McCauley Award
  • April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month
  • Upcoming Events
February 27, 2013
  • Gov Award Deadline is This Week!
  • Construction: Fall Protection Fact Sheets in Spanish
  • Working Safely With Nanomaterials
  • NIOSH to Hold Stakeholder Meeting on PPE for Pesticide Handlers
  • NSC: Traffic Deaths, Injuries, Costs Up Five Percent in 2012
  • Get ready for 2013 National Poison Prevention Week, March 17-23
  • Upcoming Events
February 11, 2013
  • Carbon Monoxide in the Workplace
  • Cornerstones of an Effective Safety Culture
  • News from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
  • Upcoming Events
January 28, 2013
  • Most Must Post OSHA 300A Summary Feb 1 - April 30
  • NIOSH Lists Top Blog Topics of 2012; Asks for Suggestions
  • MRSA Educational Materials for Correctional Facilities
  • MSHA Revises POV Regulation
  • Cold Snap Safety
  • Upcoming Events
January 14, 2013
  • Fighting Flu in the Workplace
  • OSHA Publishes Regulatory Agenda
  • Mandatory Workplace Posters Redesigned
  • "ATV Safety at Work" Now Available in Spanish
  • The Tipping Point: TV and Furniture Tip-Over Deaths on the Rise
  • Upcoming Activities

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