Minnesota Head Protection laws & safety compliance analysis

Minnesota Head Protection: What you need to know

Minnesota has adopted the federal safety rules for head protection in general industry workplaces by reference (MR 5205.0010), and has adopted an additional requirement for head protection that is stricter than federal requirements.

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The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (MDLI) administers and enforces workplace safety and health rules in the state.

MR 5205.0020

Employees working in areas where there is danger of scalp injury when the employee's hair could become entangled in moving machinery parts must have their hair contained or secured in a shop cap, snood, or similar device.

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