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Year: 2020

Safety tips for electrical workers

While safety is an important consideration for all workers in Minnesota, adhering to safety protocols takes on an added importance for electrical workers. About 1,000 people a year lose their lives in electricity-related accidents. Many of these unfortunate...

The dangers of falls at work

Falling off a ladder, scaffolding or roof is one of the most common ways that a person is injured at work. People may fall off edges of surfaces or through unprotected holes in floors. Recognizing the danger of falls, Minnesota law requires construction workers to be...

The importance of machine guarding

OSHA requires machine guarding for the parts of a machine that are liable to cause injury. Workers can get their limbs sliced, crushed or cut off entirely if they come directly into contact with the "pinch points" in a machine. Every year in Minnesota and across the...