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Winter Safety: Comprehensive Resources for Employers

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Your employees are twice as likely to suffer a disabling injury off the job as they are at work, and eleven times more likely to be killed by an injury. Even relatively minor injuries can disrupt lives, families and workplaces. Use the resources linked from this page to help protect your workers (and their families) from the special risks that winter brings.

Remember, most unintentional injuries are no "accident" — they are predictable and preventable.

Winter Hazard Awareness Week, Nov 6-10
This annual campaign coordinated by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety highlights daily topics and numerous resources to help individuals, families and businesses refresh winter safety knowledge and get prepared! Topics include: winter storms, outdoor safety, fire safety, indoor safety, and winter driving.

NEW IN 2017: The National Weather Service is implementing changes to its winter weather messaging to better serve Minnesotans. Watch this short video for additional details.