Memo to Members, 2016

November 2016 (1.94 MB)
In this issue:

  • New Member Benefit: Free Streaming Videos
  • Take Time for Teen Workers
  • Member Meetings: Sharing Issues and Solutions
  • Infographic: How Do Teen Workers Get Injured?
  • MN Adopts Workers' Comp, Silica and Notification Rules
  • Worker's Comp Opt-Out Ruled Unconstitutional
  • OSHA Seeks Comment on Falls in Shipyards, Standards Improvement Project
  • New Alerts: Methylene Chloride and Drill Safety
  • Maintaining Drug-Free Workplaces Where Marijuana is Legal
  • Workplace Bullying and the Law
  • Safety and Health Needs of Older Workers
  • Identifying Effective Safety Change Agents
  • New Online Resources
  • Another Opportunity, Close to Home!
  • Minnesota Workplace Safety Dashboard
  • Prepare — and Save — with the Best AED!
  • Time to Turn on Your Heat? Make sure your CO alarm works!
  • October - March Training Schedule
  • Check Out New Workshops!
  • Once-a-Year Training Opportunities!
  • Mark Your Calendar — Minnesota Safety & Health Conference
  • Minnesota Network of Employers for Traffic Safety Newsletter
  • Home Fire Safety, Just in Time for the Holi
  • Biggest Safety Risk for Waterfowl Hunters? Drowning!
  • Prepare for Safe Winter Fun
  • New Report: Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths Often Sleep-Related
  • Statewide Conference Targets Childhood Injury
September 2016 (1.40 MB)
In this issue:
  • Build Your Skills — Close to Home!
  • Take Time for Safety
  • Members Meet, Share Questions and Solutions
  • AWAIR Act Change Effective August 1
  • Hand-powered Platform Passenger Manlifts Rule Repealed
  • Workplace Violence Webinar Available for Members
  • SafetyNet Community: Real People With Real Issues
  • Regulatory Update from AIHA
  • Controlling Hazardous Energy (Lockout/ Tagout)
  • Safety Training Survey: The Inside Scoop
  • OSHA Delays Deadline for Parts of Reporting Rule
  • AMA, Unions Urge OSHA Action on Violence in Healthcare
  • Passengers in Large Commercial Trucks Required to Buckle Up
  • Free Drugged Driving Summit: The Impact of Legal and Illegal Drugs
  • New Resources from NIOSH
  • Guide for OS&H Sustainability Reporting
  • Stress and Worker Safety
  • August - December 2016 Training Schedule
  • Philips AEDs — Simply the Best
  • Check Out Some of Our Members' Favorite Safety Resources!
  • Minnesota Network of Employers for Traffic Safety Newsletter
  • Don't Wait. Communicate. September is National Preparedness Month.
  • Take a Stand to Prevent Falls
  • Back-to-School Safety
  • Annual Minnesota Childhood Injury Conference, September 22
July 2016 (1.52 MB)
In this issue:
  • 2016 Minnesota Safety & Health Conference
  • Minnesota Traffic Deaths: What's Going On?
  • COMING SOON: New Member Benefit — Streaming Videos
  • Regulatory Update from AIHA
  • Federal OSHA News
  • U.S. DOT News
  • ASSE Statement on OSHA's Electronic Recordkeeping Rule
  • Quick Takes
  • New Safety Tools and Resources
  • Articles of Interest
  • Partnership Provides HR Access, Resources
  • June - December 2016 Training Schedule
  • Minnesota Network of Employers for Traffic Safety Newsletter
  • Training for Emergencies: Be Prepared
  • New Vehicle Emergency Kit!
  • Minnesota Safety & Health Conference: Meet Our Exhibitors
  • Infographic: Protecting Children in Your Home
  • In the Swim — Safely!
  • Summer Safety: Resources to Share
May 2016 (1.54 MB)
In this issue:
  • 82nd Annual Minnesota Safety & Health Conference
  • It Starts at the Top
  • SafetyNet Community: Real People With Real Issues
  • Federal OSHA News
  • News and Resources from NIOSH
  • Recordkeeping Insights from DLI
  • Toolbox Talks in Spanish and English
  • Regulatory Update from AIHA
  • Report Compares Health, Workplace Safety in All States
  • How to Put Leading Indicators into Practice
  • April - June 2016 Training Schedule
  • Minnesota Network of Employers for Traffic Safety Newsletter
  • Are You a Pedtextrian?
  • Wear It! Safety Tips for Spring Boating
  • Spring Into Fall Prevention
  • Bike Safe, Bike Smart
  • Free Helmets for Kids at Safety Safari
March 2016 (2.64 MB)
In this issue:
  • 82nd annual Minnesota Safety and Health Conference, May 3–5
  • OUTBREAK!
  • Asked and Answered! The SafetyNet Member Community by the Numbers
  • Now in Effect: Confined Spaces in Construction Final Rule
  • Reminder: Hazard Communication Effective Dates
  • Free Member Webinar: GHS Got You Flustered?
  • Most Serious Workplace Injuries Cost Employers $62 Billion per Year
  • Federal OSHA News
  • Most Must Post OSHA 300A Summary Feb. 1 – April 30
  • How Do Workers Get Injured? 2014 workers' compensation claim characteristics
  • MNOSHA's Most Frequently Cited Standards, All Industries, 2015
  • Not A Tall Tale: Northern MN Safety Conference, April 12
  • February and March (and April too!) Construction Training Opportunities
  • March - June 2016 Training Schedule
  • Regulatory Update from AIHA
  • New Guide Helps Employers with Incident Investigations
  • Conference Keynote Speakers
  • Governor's Safety Awards Luncheon, May 5
  • Conference Session Checklist
  • The Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Why Do OrganizationsRepeat Safety Mistakes?
  • New Partnership Provides HR Access, Resources to Members
  • Protecting Workers from the Cold
  • Articles of Interest
  • Third Annual Safety Stand-Down Slated for May
  • Philips AEDs — Simply the Best
  • New Winter Emergency Kit!
  • Minnesota Network of Employers for Traffic Safety Newsletter
  • Safe and Smart Spring Cleaning
  • Spring Forward
  • Why Offer an Off-the-Job Safety Program?
January 2016 (1.6 MB)
In this issue:
  • Members Meet, Share Questions and Solutions
  • SafetyNet Online Community
  • A New Year! Auld Lang Syne! New Year's Resolutions!
  • New Partnership Provides HR Access, Resources to Members
  • BLS: Rate of Severe Cases Down; Recovery Time Up
  • Global Trends in Occupational Safety and Health
  • Increased OSHA Fines Included in Federal Budget
  • Other Federal OSHA News:
    • Final rule for handling retaliation complaints
    • OSHA delays enforcement of new PSM policy
    • Protecting whistleblowers: recommended practices
  • Resource Round-up
    • Violence in Healthcare Settings
    • Temporary Worker Safety
    • EHS Resource Guide for Small Business
    • Aging Workforce
    • Legal and Illegal Drugs Use Behind the Wheel
  • Governor's Safety Award: How safe are you? And would you like the world to know?
  • Minnesota Safety & Health Conference Program
  • January-June 2016 Training Schedule
  • New National Guidelines for First Aid/CPR Training
  • NSC Navigator: A Safety Management System for Everyone
  • Minnesota Network of Employers for Traffic Safety Newsletter
  • CO Poisoning: Protect Yourself and Your Family this Winter
  • Snowmobile Safety
  • Together We Can Change the News
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