Subpart 1. Hazardous substances list.

The commissioner has determined that part 5206.0400, subpart 2 "Exemptions" and subpart 5 "List of hazardous substances" shall be incorporated by reference and shall be covered by the provisions of parts 5206.1300 to 5206.1900. The list of hazardous substances includes the majority of hazardous substances, including pesticides, that will be encountered in Minnesota. It does not include all hazardous substances and will not always be current. Employers shall exercise reasonable diligence in evaluating their farming operation with respect to other recognized hazardous substances and assure that employees are provided with the training required in part 5206.1700.

Subp. 2. Harmful physical agents covered by this chapter.

The commissioner has determined that indoor heat shall be covered by the provisions of this chapter governing harmful physical agents. Where there is a reasonably foreseeable potential for exposure to heat in an indoor work environment where the temperature may be expected to reach or exceed the permissible exposure limit, the employer must provide training to employees as required in part 5206.1700.


Minn. R. 5206.1600
10 SR 623

Statutory Authority: MS s 182.655

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