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Oct-Nov 2021: Workplace Safety Plan Builder

Articles include:

Workplace Safety Plan Builder new free online tool for Ontario employers
Study shows effectiveness of instructor-led virtual training
Free webinar series for global ergonomics month + Free resources
Notice of Annual General Meeting (Virtual) Nov. 24 
Healthy Workplace Month: Free Mental Health Workshops
Urgent! Your input needed on WSN website questionnaire
Hazard Alert: Truck collision at unprotected railway crossing

Click here to read October-November 2021 issue of Every Worker

Aug-Sep 2021: Mental health matters

Articles include:

Healthy Workplace Month: Free Mental Health Workshops
New infographic + toolkit: Substance use and the trades
Sept. 29 Free webinar: Exploring the Evolution of Workplace Mental Health
New water management program guideline from Ministry
Changes to COVID-19 workplace health and safety guidance
Your input needed: Regulatory proposals for mining, tower cranes, head protection
Introducing new faces at Workplace Safety North and Ontario Mine Rescue

Click here to read August-September 2021  issue of Every Worker

Jun-Jul 2021: How to avoid heat stress for masked workers

Articles include:

June 16: Feed Your Brain Lunch and Learn free webinar on youth mental health
Industries required to evaluate operations for forest fire risk
How to avoid heat stress for masked workers 
New COVID-19 workplace safety guidance for Ontario
New mining guideline for auxiliary ventilation
New regulation streamlines reporting requirements for critical injury
WSN community engagement specialist named one of Canada’s top 40 women in safety

Click here to read June-July 2021  issue of Every Worker

Apr-May 2021: Final day to register for free conference

Articles include:

Leadership and mentorship experts featured at free workplace safety event 
Industry experts analyze causes of deficient lockout of machinery + Register May 5 free webinar
Make a difference: Join the Board of Directors at Workplace Safety North
Working at Heights Safety Refresher Training deadline 
April 28 Day of Mourning
COVID-19 Workplace safety resources
Upcoming training and events

Click here to read April-May 2021  issue of Every Worker

Feb-Mar 2021: New online JHSC certification training now available

Articles include:

Workplace Safety North approved training provider of J-Cert Part 1 e-learning
Feb. 28 International Repetitive Strain Injury Awareness Day
Registration now open for 2021 Virtual Mining Health and Safety Conference April 14
Government funding available to help business owners with COVID-19 safety costs 
New, free basic awareness training on infection prevention and control
COVID-19 Workplace safety resources
Upcoming training and events
Make a difference: Join WSN Board

Click here to read February-March 2021  issue of Every Worker

Dec-Jan 2021: What's new and changing for workplace health and safety in 2021

Articles include:

What's new and changing in 2021
Dec. 16 Free mining webinar to prepare for inspections
Workplace safety recognition for northern Ontario safety group
Loggers beware the chicot danger zone 
Ontario launches workplace education and enforcement campaigns
Jan. 20 Free virtual symposium: Battery Electric Vehicle Safety in Mines
Ontario Occupational Disease Statistics website launched
Free 1-hour on-demand safety webinar for snowmobilers
Holiday message from Workplace Safety North

Click here to read December 2020-January 2021  issue of Every Worker

Oct-Nov 2020: New risk-based analysis training

Articles include:

New risk-based approach to improving Ontario workplace health and safety
Workplace health and safety sector snapshots 
Oct. 28 Free webinar "Building Resilience in Uncertain Times"
Nov. 25 Annual General Meeting plus new WSN Annual Report 2019-2020 
Safe Driving on Forest Roads: free custom one-hour webinar for recreational users
Winter is coming: What to wear
WSN virtual services

Click here to read October-November 2020 issue of Every Worker

Aug-Sept 2020: Training update

Articles include:

WSN resumes training and consulting services
Notice of Annual General Meeting (Virtual)
Health and Safety Excellence program: pandemic updates 
Aug. 26 Free webinar: "Maintaining a Respectful Workplace as Businesses Re-open"
Mine rescue training resumes in Ontario

Click here to read August-September 2020 issue of Every Worker

Jun-Jul 2020: Pandemic prevention infographics, checklist, guidance documents

Articles include:

Workplace safety infographics provide COVID-19 prevention guidance
How to manage heat stress in the workplace 
Happy Canada Day! New online training available July 1 
Deficient lock out of machinery is top health and safety risk in pulp and paper sector
COVID-19 Conversations: 'Leadership in Times of Uncertainty' - free webinar
Ontario Mine Rescue continues to be prepared
Student art focuses on workplace health and safety concerns

Click here to read June-July 2020 issue of Every Worker

Apr-May 2020: COVID-19 Special Edition

Articles include:

Free virtual Mining Health and Safety Conference April 21-23
COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment urgently needed
New COVID-19 resources include sector-specific guidance
Here to help: WSN consulting and training available online
Working at Height Safety Training certification period extended
Free Template: Risk Registry for Safe Community Needle Pick-up
WSIB announces Health and Safety Excellence program changes in response to COVID-19
Message from CEO and Board Chair
April 28 Day of Mourning

Click here to read April-May 2020 issue of Every Worker