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Oct 01, 2012

Pick up your camera! This video contest is your chance to produce a video on the importance of working safely (and getting paid fairly) and win prize money for yourself...

Aug 13, 2012

The Ministry of Labour is taking its final steps in preparing for the launch of a “Worker Health and Safety Awareness” training program for Ontario’s workplaces. After a public...

Aug 09, 2012

Ontario's Ministry of Labour has announced the membership of the prevention council which will advise the minister and provide support for the chief prevention officer....

Jun 12, 2012

Students from high schools across the province are preparing to enter the summer workforce, and at the same time, the Ministry of Labour’s (MOL) new and young worker blitz...

Jun 11, 2012

WSN will host a New and Young Worker Safety webinar on June 8th, from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. The webinar is free, but participants must be registered in advance. To register,...

Jun 08, 2012

NOTE: The poster in PDF format MUST be printed and posted in the workplace.

Employers can now obtain a free new workplace poster "...

May 29, 2012

WSN's 2011 Annual Report is now online, click here to view the report.

WSN's Annual General Meeting will take...

May 15, 2012

Ontario workplaces are invited to take part in the 5,000 Firms Study, an exciting research project that is developing health and safety leading indicators....

May 10, 2012

In 2010, the Expert Advisory Panel on Occupational Health and Safety recommended the development of health and safety awareness materials for Ontario workplaces. In the winter...

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