MNOSHA Construction Seminar | Programs, Trends and Recordkeeping

MNOSHA Construction Seminars | Programs, Trends and Recordkeeping
DATE: January 19, 2016
  • 7:00 am - 9:00 am
LOCATION:  MnDOT Training and Conference Center
Please See Registration Link Below

This seminar will feature several interesting topics for those in Minnesota's construction industry. The panel will be reviewing trends and explaining various programs that can help employers improve safety on their worksites.

Fatalities and serious injuries -- There will be a brief update about fatalities and serious injuries in the construction industry, comparing the numbers for the past five years. Discussion will center on the causes of fatalities and serious injuries and the hazardous trends that have continued over time.

Partnerships -- Attendees will be updated about the types of partnerships MNOSHA Compliance and MNOSHA Workplace Safety Consultation (WSC) have within the construction industry. There will be an explanation about the requirements of these successful safety programs and what employes can do to be a partner with MNOSHA.

Safety Grant Program -- Learn about the WSC Safety Grant Program and how it works. This successful grant program has been in place for many years and has awarded state funds to help construction companies make changes to help reduce workplace injuries and illnesses at their worksites.

Recordkeeping requirements -- Lastly, this seminar will discuss the new recordkeeping requirements for serious injuries, clarifying the definition of a serious injury and when and how it must be reported to MNOSHA.

  • Panel members

    • Minnesota OSHA Compliance:  James Krueger, Minnesota OSHA, director
    • Fatalities and serious injuries:  Carrie Robertson, Minnesota OSHA Compliance, management analyst;
    • Partnerships:  Lisa Hollingsworth, Minnesota OSHA Compliance, principal safety investigator;
    • Safety Grant Program:  Mike Seliga, Minnesota OSHA Workplace Safety Consultation, industrial hygienist 3; and
    • Recordkeeping requirements:  Gary Robertson, Minnesota OSHA Compliance, training officer
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*Minnesota OSHA's free Construction Seminars feature a presentation about a specific construction safety or health topic -- with time for questions, answers and input -- plus an update from MNOSHA Compliance about what's currently happening regarding investigations.

There is no fee for the seminars, but participants are still asked to pre-register for each seminar. Attendees are welcome to bring their own food and beverages.