2018 October

FAQs: OSHA for Minnesota businesses

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What is OSHA and does it regulate my business?

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a federal agency responsible for ensuring workplace safety. In many states, OSHA regulates businesses directly. However, some states, including Minnesota, regulate businesses themselves. In Minnesota, most workplace safety regulation is handled by the Minnesota Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MNOSHA). The federal-level OSHA retains regulatory control over a few areas and industries.

Where do I find MNOSHA standards?

Minnesota‚Äôs Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) provides an overview of MNOSHA regulations, with links to the text of […]