Paper, Printing, and Converting
How WSN serves Ontario’s Paper, Printing, and Converting Industries
WSN provides occupational health and safety resources, training and consulting for Ontario’s paper, printing, and converting industries.
Our Paper, Printing, and Converting Member Firms
WSN serves the following WSIB rate groups:
- 039 - Pulp, Newsprint, and Specialty Papers
- 041 - Corrugated boxes
- 333 - Printing, Platemaking, and Binding
- 338 - Folding Cartons
- 341 - Paper products
Firms in these rate groups are entitled to member rates for our training courses and e-store purchases.
Submit a Hazard Alert - WSN encourages companies to submit hazard alerts. WSN works with firms to draft a hazard alert for distribution to firms in similar industries.
WSN’s Field Consultants are located across the GTA and Ontario, and have an in-depth understanding of hazards associated with the paper, printing and converting industry. We know how to help you identify, assess and control your hazards, and we have the expertise to help your company achieve a vision every worker, home safe and healthy.
WSN has an extensive catalogue of training courses developed for the paper, printing and converting industries, including: Basic Machine Guarding, Lockout/Tagout, MSD Prevention/Awareness and Supervisor Training: Competent Supervisor.
WSN has a wide variety of audits for the paper, printing and converting industry. These include physical demands analysis, Workwell preparation, pre-installation/pre-modification ergonomic reviews, and noise and dust sampling.
WSN has a Forestry, Paper, Printing and Converting advisory committee that meet four times a year to provide leadership and input to help influence future health and safety programs, products and services in support of sector needs.
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2014 Workforce by Sub-Sector
2013 - 2014 Lost-time Injury Rates
2013 - 2014 Total Injury Rates