On October 10, the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of Minnesota (AASP-MN) hosted a free OSHA Workplace Safety Consultation Workshop at Lake Superior College, Duluth. The workshop, “Hazard Communication and MN Employee Right-to-Know for Auto Shops,” was presented by Safety Consultant, Ben Wood.
The session covered mandatory requirements for Hazard Communication and Employee Right-to-Know (ERTK) programs and the training applicable to the automotive industry. Attendees also received a template for developing written Hazard Communication and ERTK programs on their own.
In response to a recent surge in “nuisance” lawsuits in Minnesota targeting businesses for not removing physical access barriers as