Our first Throwback Thursday features Fred Trachsel, who recently celebrated his 86th birthday. His grandson, Jacob Trachsel, the vice president of the MDLA, recently sat down with Fred to ask about his incredible career.Read More
Another year has gone by and as always, the 2018 Northland Exhibition was a great success. Our lineup of speakers were superb in presenting their message. Our sponsors and exhibitors can’t be thanked enough.Read More
The weather was cooler than expected as I walked down the cart path to the clubhouse at Oak Marsh Golf Club in Oakdale, MN. It was forecasted to be in the high 80s, but a nice breeze and cloud cover made it comfortable outside. It was a picture perfect day!Read More
In mid April, when winter was still roaring in Wisconsin, I had a welcome reprieve to our never ending winter weather to attend the annual Southeastern Conference of Dental Laboratories (SCDL) annual leadership meeting in Louisville KY. My goals were simple…Read More
It seems lately that dental laboratory inspection have once again been on the Minnesota OSHA radar.
These are just some of the common Inspector requests I have had during the almost 14 inspections I have gone through.
What happens during a OSHA inspection?
When they come into your lab ask them why they are in your lab. You have the right to know, you may also deny them entry. Please keep in mind that they can and most likely will get a warrant from a court to enter your facility if you refuse entry.Read More
Happy New Year!
What an exciting year for the Midwest Dental Laboratory Association. We have continued to see growth through the year and are seeing more laboratory technicians attend our annual meeting each year.