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Dec 2014: What clients are saying about Workplace Safety North

Other articles include:

A holiday message from Workplace Safety North
Working at Heights safety training and staff update
Extending noise protection requirements
Northern Ontario Safety Group shares in $2.1 million rebate
WSN brings together safety community for two mining symposiums in November
New Mine Rescue Officer announced
Pulp and paper safety forum in Thunder Bay
Hazard Alert and Video: Beware the chicot danger zone

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Nov 2014: What to expect for machine guarding inspection blitz

Other articles include:

Winter is coming: What to wear for outdoor work
2015 Ontario safety group registration due Dec 31
Safe chainsaw handling course now available to Ontario volunteer organizations
Tips for safe winter driving on logging roads
New and improved mining safety training
Mining safety report with new heat stress standard released in Ontario
Training for working safely with propane
Young worker survey on workplace safety training
VIDEO: Safe Use of Machinery - Erase the Hazard campaign

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Oct 2014: Health and safety excellence in Ontario workplaces

Other articles include:

Top 5 health and safety tips for small business
Thunder Bay forestry firm wins top provincial health and safety awards
WSN forestry staff update
New refresher training for approved Ontario forestry health and safety trainers
Timmins mine wins top Ontario safety award
WSN mining staff update
Progress Report: Mining Health, Safety and Prevention Review
High-visibility safety apparel for mines and plants
Brampton packaging company wins Ontario health and safety award second year in a row
VIDEO: Safety Groups - There's Safety in Numbers

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Sep 2014: Ghost in the machine: Protect yourself from injury

Other articles include:

Notice of WSN Annual General Meeting, Annual Report
Workplaces at risk for dust explosion
New manager for Ontario Mine Rescue
New MOL video on underground mine inspection, ground control
IRMA drafts new standard for responsible mining
New JHSC Certification Part Two training 
VIDEO -  Lockout: Control of Energy Hazards

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Aug 2014: Update on new safety training standard for working at heights

Other articles include:

Public review of new CSA Noise Emission Declarations for Machinery ends Aug. 12
MOL announces 2014-15 individual sector plans
New provincial workplace safety campaign based on focus groups and worker surveys
How to apply new working-at-heights training standard to industrial sector
Caution advised when using vacuum trucks to remove dust
How to apply new working-at-heights training standard to mining sector
Congratulations to Barrick-Hemlo on national JT Ryan award for safety
Summer edition of Link Line mine rescue newsletter
VIDEO: Falls - Erase the Hazard

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July 2014: It's here! July 1 deadline for new mandatory training

Other articles include:

Safety group program extended another year
Leading indicators for occupational health and safety - individual benchmarking reports available
Health and safety specialists tour Ontario wood pellet plant in Temiskaming Shores region
Vale mine rescues tops in Ontario
New research report from Centre for Research in Occupational Health and Safety
Resolute Thorold Mill wins safety award
VIDEO: Safety Groups - There's safety in numbers

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June 2014: Predicting collisions: Telltale signs of bad drivers

Other articles include:

Safety lesson during Career Exploration Day
Fatal black bear attack a safety reminder for outdoor workers
Aftermath of BC sawmill shooting: Identifying risk factors for workplace violence
Spring edition of Link Line mine rescue newsletter
WSN article featured in Canadian HR Reporter
Kapuskasing newsprint mill wins safety award
When is it too hot to work?
Your input needed: New CSA standard for overshoe toe protectors
VIDEO: Erase the Hazard - Motor Vehicle Incidents

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May 2014: Step-by-step guide: What to expect from a Ministry of Labour visit

Other articles include:

A guide to OHSA requirements for basic awareness training
Sneak peek at working-at-heights training
Have your say: occupational exposure limits
Mining health and safety conference wrap-up report and photos
Mine safety awards
VIDEO: Safe propane handling

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April 2014: Top 9 health and safety orders affecting new and young workers

Other articles include:

Prevention Office conducts public consultation on working at heights training standard
Ontario sawmills can learn from BC inspetions
Into the wild: Tree planting in northern Ontario
Health and safety training survey for new and young workers 
Mining health and safety conference sold out
Ontario mine rescue considers partnership
Mining review group starts public consultation
Follow up to printing and converting sector training pilot

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March 2014: How to prepare for MOL mandatory awareness training deadline

Other articles include:

Your opinion matters: WSN Workplace Health and Safety Survey
Health and safety primer for small business - free download from WSN
Ontario forestry safety review forums seek input
New printing sector-specific training for Joint Health and Safety Committee 
Hazard Alert - Mining: Wheel rim assembly failures
Hazard Alert - Forestry: Support heavy machinery attachments when servicing - even when the power's off
Hazard Alert - Paper, Printing, and Converting: Work safely around guardrails - never reach through or over top
Video: 5-Point Safety System

Click here to read the March 2014 issue of Every Worker