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5203.0020 DEFINITIONS.

Subpart 1.


For the purposes of parts 5203.0010 to 5203.0070, the following terms have the meanings given them.

Subp. 2.


"Account" means the safety account established in Minnesota Statutes, section 79.253.

Subp. 3.


"Commissioner" means the commissioner of the Department of Labor and Industry.

Subp. 4.

Eligible applicant.

"Eligible applicant" means an employer who is insured by an insurer subject to penalties under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 176, who has been the subject of an on-site safety survey conducted by Minnesota OSHA under Minnesota Statutes, section 79.253, chapter 182, or another similar authority, that results in specifically recommended safety practices and equipment designed to reduce the risk of injury to employees.

Subp. 5.

Eligible costs.

"Eligible costs" means all or part of the cost of meeting the standard set forth in Minnesota Statutes, section 79.253, "to establish and promote workplace safety and health programs," and meeting criteria established by the on-site safety inspection. Regardless of the amount of eligible costs, no grant or loan shall be awarded for an amount that exceeds the maximum established by the notice under part 5203.0030, subpart 1.

Subp. 6.

Eligible projects.

"Eligible projects" means projects that are designed to reduce the risk of injury to employees pursuant to recommendations resulting from on-site safety inspections of employers.

Subp. 7.


"Employee" has the meaning given in Minnesota Statutes, section 176.011, subdivisions 9 and 9a.

Subp. 8.


"Employer" has the meaning given in Minnesota Statutes, section 176.011, subdivision 10.

Subp. 9.


"Person" means an individual, partnership, association, public or private organization, or other legal entity, the state, or an agency, department, or political subdivision of the state.

Subp. 10.


"Program" means the safety account grant and loan program.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 14.388; 79.253


17 SR 3361; 28 SR 1169

Published Electronically:

June 11, 2008

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