Established in 1887, the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry protects the rights of working people through the administration and enforcement of laws, rules and regulations. The department assists the victims of occupational injuries and illnesses. It offers accident prevention boiler inspection and apprenticeship services. The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry ensures compliance with the standards of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The department operates a safety and workers' compensation division. It offers vocational rehabilitation and data management services. The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry also provides benefits and claims management solutions. The department also operates general support division and serves individuals in Aitkin, Anoka and Becker counties in Minnesota.