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OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH

See also LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT; OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES AND ILLNESSES

Accident and injury reduction programs, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.653

Administration, costs, recovery, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2017 176.129, 2017 176.1292

Affected employees, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.651, 2017 182.661

Answers

Contested cases, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.661

Discrimination against employees, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.669

Associate safety professionals (ASPs)

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2017 182A.03

Title, use, Minn. Statutes 2017 182A.04, 2017 182A.05

Authorized employee representatives, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.661

Board, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.661, 2017 182.664

Certified industrial hygienists (CIHs), title, use, Minn. Statutes 2017 182A.04, 2017 182A.05

Certified safety professionals (CSPs), title, use, Minn. Statutes 2017 182A.04, 2017 182A.05

Citations, violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.66, 2017 182.661, 2017 182.664

Collective bargaining, dispute resolution, rights, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.675

Complaints

Contested cases, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.661

Discrimination against employees, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.669

Confidential or privileged information, discrimination against employees, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.669

Construction health and safety technologists (CHSTs), title, use, Minn. Statutes 2017 182A.04, 2017 182A.05

Contested cases

Discrimination against employees, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.669

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.661, 2017 182.665

Occupational Safety and Health Review Board, powers, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.664

Contracts and agreements, Labor and Industry Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.67

Damages, waivers, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.666

Dangerous conditions, imminent danger, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.655, 2017 182.659, 2017 182.662

Data

Inspection records, classification, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.659

Trade secret information, classification, Minn. Statutes 2017 13.791, 2017 182.668

Definitions

Drug and alcohol testing in the workplace, Minn. Statutes 2017 181.950

Emergency response hazardous substances, Minn. Statutes 2017 299F.092

Industrial Hygienist and Safety Professional Title Protection Act, Minn. Statutes 2017 182A.03

Occupational Safety and Health Act, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.651, 2017 182.653

Depositions, inspections, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.659

Disclosure, trade secret information, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.668

Discrimination against employees

Discriminatory discharge, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.654

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.669

Imminent danger, employees refusal to work, discrimination prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.654

Penalties, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.654, 2017 182.659, 2017 182.669

Division, Minn. Statutes 2017 175.16

Education and training programs, pesticides, Minn. Statutes 2017 18B.305

Employee assistance services, Minn. Statutes 2017 145.56, 2017 181.980

Employee representatives, rights, generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.654

Employees

Affected employees, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.651, 2017 182.661

Collective bargaining, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.675

Death, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.6545, 2017 182.661, 2017 182.6625, 2017 182.666

Discrimination against, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.654, 2017 182.659, 2017 182.669

Duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.65, 2017 182.654

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.654

Hazardous materials, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.654, 2017 182.663

Hearings, participation, rights, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.654, 2017 182.655

Investigators, assault on, 4th degree assault, Minn. Statutes 2017 609.2231

Lawsuits, discrimination, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.669

Medical examinations, employers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.655

Monitoring or measuring, results, access, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.663

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.654, 2017 182.655, 2017 182.659, 2017 182.663

Packinghouse workers bill of rights, Minn. Statutes 2017 179.86

Protections and obligations, posting, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.658

Records, access, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.663

Rights, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.654, 2017 182.6575, 2017 182.659

State employees, see Occupational safety and health under STATE EMPLOYEES

Employers

Confidential or privileged information, protection, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.653

Duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.65, 2017 182.676

Information obtained from, minimum burden, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.663

Inspections, see same under this topic

Labor-management safety committees, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.676

Notice given, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.655, 2017 182.661, 2017 182.663

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.659, 2017 182.661

Protective measures, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.654, 2017 182.655

Record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.663

Reports given, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.674

Standards, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.653

Trade secrets, protection, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.653

Variances, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.653 to 2017 182.655

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.661, 2017 182.666, 2017 268.095

Enforcement of law

Federal law, compliance, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.652

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.65, 2017 182.67

Industrial Hygienist and Safety Professional Title Protection Act, Minn. Statutes 2017 182A.05

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.661

Exempt rules, Minn. Statutes 2017 14.03, 2017 182.655

False representation, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.667

False statements, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.667

Farming operations, training programs, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.653

Federal aid, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.67

Federal standards, see Standards under this topic

Fines

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.666

Inspections, advance notice, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.659, 2017 182.667

Occupational Safety and Health Review Board, powers, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.664

Fraud

Industrial Hygienist and Safety Professional Title Protection Act, violations, Minn. Statutes 2017 182A.05

Orders, vacating, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.664

Harmful physical agents

Employees, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.654

Employers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.653, 2017 182.654

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.651

Exposure, notice given, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.663

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.655

Manufacturers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.651, 2017 182.653

Records and record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.663

Trade secrets, protection, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.668

Training, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.653

Hazardous materials

Determining, standards, application, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.651

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.651, 2017 182.653

Exposure, notice given, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.663

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.655

Manufacturers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.653

Mixtures, labels and labeling, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.653

Protective measures, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.654

Records and record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.663

Trade secrets, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.668

Training, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.653

Hazardous substances

Generally, see Hazardous materials under this topic

Releases, actions relating to, Minn. Statutes 2017 115B.17

Hearings

Employees, participation, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.654, 2017 182.655

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.655

Variances, employees, rights of participation, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.654, 2017 182.655

Imminent danger

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.662

Inspection requests, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.659

Temporary emergency standards, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.655

Independent contractors, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.6521

Industrial classification list, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.653

Industrial Hygienist and Safety Professional Title Protection Act, Minn. Statutes 2017 182A.01 to 2017 182A.05

Industrial hygienists in training (IHITs), title, use, Minn. Statutes 2017 182A.04, 2017 182A.05

Infectious agents

Bloodborne pathogens, see BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.653

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.651, 2017 182.653

Injunctions

Employees, violations, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.661

Imminent danger, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.662

Industrial Hygienist and Safety Professional Title Protection Act, violations, Minn. Statutes 2017 182A.05

Orders, failure to comply, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.661

Inspections

Citations, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.65, 2017 182.659, 2017 182.667

Employees, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.654, 2017 182.659

Employers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.653

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.659

Records, Minn. Statutes 2017 13.791, 2017 182.659

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.657, 2017 182.663

Statistics, collection, compilation, and analysis, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.663

Trade secret information, protection, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.668

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Investigations

Discrimination against employees, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.669

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.659

Trade secret information, protection, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.668

Jurisdiction, imminent danger, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.662

Labels and labeling, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.655

Labor and Industry Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.65 to 2017 182.676

Labor-management safety committees, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.676

Lawsuits

Attorney general, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.672

Discrimination against employees, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.669

Fines, recovery, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.666

Imminent danger, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.662

Mines, see under MINING

Occupational health and safety technologists (OHSTs), title, use, Minn. Statutes 2017 182A.04, 2017 182A.05

Occupational Safety and Health Act, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.65 to 2017 182.676

Occupational Safety and Health Advisory Council, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.65, 2017 182.655

Occupational Safety and Health Review Board, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.661, 2017 182.664

Orders

Contested orders, Occupational Safety and Health Review Board, powers, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.664

Employers, failure to comply, injunctions, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.661

Imminent danger, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.662

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.659

Judicial review, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.665

Temporary orders, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.655

Vacating, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.664

Variances, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.654, 2017 182.655

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.65

Protective equipment, standards, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.655

Public education and information programs, work site wellness programs, Minn. Statutes 2017 62J.04

Records and record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.653, 2017 182.663

Reports about

Employers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.663, 2017 182.674

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.663

Labor and Industry Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.674

Procedures, generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.65

Research, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.65

Respondents, complaints and answers, discrimination against employees, notice, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.669

Safe patient handling program, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.6551 to 2017 182.6553

Safety awards, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.6731

Safety committees, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.676

School buildings and grounds, compliance costs, Minn. Statutes 2017 123B.57

Standards

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.651

Development, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.653, 2017 182.654

Employees, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.654

Employers, rights, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.653

Federal standards, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.651, 2017 182.655

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.655

Revision or revocation, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.653, 2017 182.654

Variances, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.653 to 2017 182.655

State employees, see Occupational safety and health under STATE EMPLOYEES

Statistics, collection, compilation, and analysis, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.663

Subpoenas, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.659

Surveillance by Health Department, tax return data, disclosure, use, Minn. Statutes 2017 144.0525, 2017 270B.14

Technically qualified individuals, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.651, 2017 182.653

Trade secret information

Data classification, Minn. Statutes 2017 13.791

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.668

Protection, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.653, 2017 182.668

Training programs

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.65, 2017 182.653

Railroads, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.015

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.653, 2017 182.673

Variances

Adverse effects, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.653, 2017 182.654

Employers, rights, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.653, 2017 182.654

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.655

Hearings, employees, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.654, 2017 182.655

Rulemaking, notice given, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.654

Violations and penalties

Alleged violations, disposition procedures, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.659

Notice given, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.654

Posting, fines, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.666

Safe patient handling program, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.6553

Standards, generally, fines, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.666

Willful or repeat violations, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.667

Waivers

Prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.6575

Violations, fines, damages, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.666

Waste disposal, training, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.653

Whistleblower law, Minn. Statutes 2017 181.932 to 2017 181.935

Window cleaning safety, anchorage requirements, Minn. Statutes 2017 326B.106

Witnesses, investigations, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.659

Work site wellness programs, Minn. Statutes 2017 62J.04

Workers' compensation law, not affected, Minn. Statutes 2017 182.671

Workplace wellness programs, suicide prevention, Minn. Statutes 2017 145.56

Youth apprenticeship program, Minn. Statutes 2017 124D.48