Memo to Members, 2012

December 2012 (1.23 MB)
In this issue:

  • New Partnership Combines National Expertise, Local Support
  • GHS is Here – What Minnesota Companies Need to Know
  • Managing Safety . . . and Everything Else!!
  • Win a Box of “Think Safety” Chocolate Bars!
  • Minnesota Workplace Injury Rate Returns to All-time Low
  • New Study: Insomnia Associated with Costly Workplace Incidents
  • Top Fire Safety Questions for Businesses
  • Federal OSHA Adopts Final Rule on Head Protection
  • OSHA Urges Crowd Management Plans for Retailers
  • A Click Away: New Online Resources
    • NIOSH Science Blog: ATV safety at work; joint pain in the workplace.
    • Slips, trips and falls in wholesale and retail.
    • Progress report on nanotechnology research.
    • Preventing respiratory problems in damp buildings.
    • Buy Quiet — program helps reduce hearing loss.
    • "Move IT!" rig move safety for truckers.
  • Minnesota Safety Council DDC Instructor Receives National Award
  • 2020 Plan Outlines Injury Prevention Strategies for Minnesota
  • December - June Training Schedule
  • Life-saving AEDs, Year-end Savings
  • Are You Prepared for Winter Weather?
  • Safety NETS, December Newsletter
  • Home (Safety) For the Holidays
October 2012 (1.23 MB)
In this issue:
  • Fall Training Season Is Here!
  • Consultant Corner: Incident Investigation Tips
  • A Click Away: New Online Resources
    • New video shows how to respond to a workplace shooter
    • Ergonomic calculators from our neighbor to the north
  • Win a Box of "Think Safety" Chocolate Bars!
  • Spotlight on Our Members: Andersen Corporation and the Chairman's Safety Award
  • New Minnesota Workplace Safety Report Released
  • News from Federal OSHA
    • Direct final rule on cranes and derricks in demolition/underground construction.
    • Report on VPP is released.
  • Improvements to CSA Target High Risk Truck and Bus Companies
  • Save Now With Our Lowest-Priced AED Packages
  • Your Source For GHS Resources!
  • October - February Training Schedule
  • Pedestrians at Risk: How You Can Help
  • Upcoming Safety Observances
  • Statewide Conference Targets Childhood Injury
July - August 2012 (1.89 MB)
In this issue:
  • New Training Courses: GHS, Root Cause Analysis
  • DLI Releases New Minnesota Workers' Comp System Report
  • A Click Away: New Online Resources
    • New Study: Random Inspections Improve Workplace Safety, Reduce Costs
    • Hand, Wrist Injuries Are Most Expensive
    • NFPA Issues Alert on SCBA Facepiece Lenses
    • DOT Releases New Emergency Response Guidebook
    • Employer Liability and Employee Cell Phone Crashes
    • NIOSH Updates List of Hazardous Drugs in Healthcare Settings
  • Harvey Burski Receives McCauley Award
  • Win a Box of "Think Safety" Chocolate Bars!
  • OSHA Issues Direct Final Rule Affecting Head Protection
  • Proposed Rule Would Prevent Truck/Bus Rollover Crashes
  • Bloodborne Pathogens: OSHA Urges Use of Blunt-tip Suture Needles
  • Reduce Heat Stress with Chill-Its!
  • Consultant Corner: Heat-Related Illnesses
  • July - December 2012 Training Schedule
  • Special Insert: Minnesota Safety & Health Conference Exhibitor Guide
  • Safety NETS, July - August Newsletter
  • Spotlight on Construction: Issues and Resources
  • Lifesaving Philips AEDs: Now is the Time
  • Resources to Keep Your People Safe Away from Work
  • Pull Weeds, Not Muscles, When Tending Your Garden
  • Take Action to Prevent Child Heatstroke Death
May 2012 (994 KB)
In this issue:
  • FAQs About the New Haz Com Standard and MN
  • Membership Minute
  • Consultant Corner: Lockout/Tagout Procedures
  • At Your Fingertips: Online Resources
    • CSB Releases New Safety Video Compilation
    • Fatal Injury Costs by Industry
    • Overexertion Leads Top Ten Serious Non-Fatal Work Injuries
  • Boomers, Gen X and Y, and the Transfer of Organizational Knowledge
  • Minnesota OSHA's Most Frequently Cited Standards, Federal Fiscal Year 2011
  • OSHA Issues Alert on Defective Respirator
  • Federal OSHA Highlights Practices That Could Discourage Injury Reporting
  • May - December Course Schedule
  • Safety NETS, May Newsletter
  • New Safety Guide Keeps Seasoned Drivers On the Go!
  • Good Ol' Summertime Know-How
  • Resources for Bicycle Safely
March 2012 (1.33 MB)
In this issue:
  • Stay connected at the Minnesota Safety & Health Conference!
  • Annual Meeting Emphasizes Focus on Members
  • New MNOSHA Standard for Window Washing
  • Commercial Vehicles: Handheld Phone Ban, Hours of Service, CDL Medical Requirements
  • A Click Away: New Online Resources
  • Effective Safety Committees: Do's and Don'ts
  • Membership Minute
  • Days-Away-From-Work Cases: How Minnesota Occupations Line Up
  • Why Attend the Minnesota Safety & Health Conference?
  • March - June Course Schedule
  • Safety NETS, March Newsletter
  • Highlights from the Minnesota Safety Council 2011 Annual Report
  • Lithium Batteries Are Growing Child Safety Threat
  • Protect your noggin this spring and summer!
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