Minnesota Safety and Health on the Job Poster Required
The Safety and Health on the Job is a labor law posters poster by the Minnesota Department Of Labor & Industry. This is a mandatory posting for all employers in Minnesota, and businesses who fail to comply may be subject to fines or sanctions.
This poster must be posted in a conspicuous place where all employees will see it. This poster describes the requirements for safety and health that must be followed for all employees and employers. This includes the right that employees have to complain about safety conditions in the workplace and where to file a complaint, penalties that employers can face if they repeatedly or willfully violate standards of health and safety.
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Safety and health protection on the job The Minnesota Occupational Safety and Health Act (the Act) requires that your employer provide you with a workplace free of known hazards that can cause death, injury or illness. You also have the following workplace rights and responsibilities. ■ You must follow all Minnesota OSHA (MNOSHA) standards and your employer’s safety rules. ■ Your employer must provide you with information about any hazardous chemicals, harmful physical agents and infectious agents you are exposed to at work. ■ You have the right to discuss your workplace safety and health concerns with your employer or with MNOSHA. ■ You have the right to refuse to perform a job duty if you believe the task or equipment will place you at immediate risk of death or serious physical injury. However, you must do any other task your employer assigns you to do. You cannot simply leave the workplace. ■ You have the right to be notified and comment if your employer requests any variance from MNOSHA standard requirements. ■ You have the right to speak to a MNOSHA investigator inspecting your workplace. ■ You have the right to file a complaint with MNOSHA about safety and health hazards and request that an inspection be conducted. MNOSHA will not reveal your name to the employer. ■ You have the right to see all citations, penalties and abatement dates issued to your employer by MNOSHA. ■ Your employer cannot discriminate against you for exercising any of your rights under the Act. However, your employer can discipline you for not following its safety and health rules. If you feel your employer has discriminated against you for exercising your rights under the Act, you have 30 days to file a complaint with MNOSHA. ■ Your employer must provide you with any exposure and medical records it has about you upon request. ■ You have the right to participate in the development of standards by MNOSHA. ■ You must post a copy of this poster and other MNOSHA documents where other notices to employees are posted. ■ You must report to MNOSHA within eight hours all accidents resulting in the death of an employee. ■ You must report to MNOSHA within 24 hours all accidents resulting in any amputation, eye loss or inpatient hospitalization of any employee. You must provide your employees with a safe and healthful work environment free from any known hazards that can cause death, injury or illness and comply with all applicable MNOSHA standards. You also have the following rights and responsibilities. ■ You must allow MNOSHA investigators to conduct inspections, interview employees and review records. ■ You must provide all necessary personal protective equipment and training at your expense. ■ You have the right to participate in the development of standards by MNOSHA. Free safety and health assistance Free assistance to identify and correct hazards is available to employers, without citation or penalty, through MNOSHA Workplace Safety Consultation at (651) 284-5060, 1-800-657-3776 or [email protected]. Contact MNOSHA for a copy of the Act, for specific safety and health standards or to file a complaint about workplace hazards. Employers, employees and members of the general public who wish to file a complaint regarding the MNOSHA program may write to the federal OSHA Region 5 office at: U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Chicago Regional Office, 230 S. Dearborn Street, Room 3244, Chicago, IL 60604. Employees Employers (651) 284-5050 • 1-877-470-6742 • [email protected] • www.dli.mn.gov DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY August 2017 Posting required by law in a location where employees can easily see this notice.
Other Minnesota Labor Law Posters 4 PDFS
There are an additional nine optional and mandatory Minnesota labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print all relevant state labor law posters, as well as all mandatory federal labor law posters.
- Original poster PDF http://www.dli.mn.gov/sites/default/files/pdf/mnosha_poster.pdf , updated February 2022
- Minnesota Labor Law Posters at http://www.doli.state.mn.us/LS/Posters.asp
- Minnesota Department Of Labor & Industry
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