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Jul 02, 2014

New assessment and record keeping tools available from Ministry of Labour

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Mar 04, 2014

Time is running out for July 1 deadline - is your organization ready for Ministry of Labour inspectors?

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Dec 20, 2013

As of July 1, 2014, all workplaces in Ontario covered under the Occupational Health and Safety Act must ensure their workers and supervisors have completed a basic health and...

Nov 15, 2013

Workers and supervisors must provide proof of training by July 1, 2014

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Sep 04, 2013

Timing is right for Ontario mills to update health and safety training for Bill 160 compliance

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Jun 03, 2013

Changes coming to Ontario workplaces that build or modify machinery

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Jan 14, 2013

The Chair of the WSIB, Elizabeth Witmer, will speak in Sudbury this February as part of the Chamber of Commerce President’s Luncheon Series. Ms. Witmer will address the...

Jan 09, 2013

The Ministry of Labour has begun a 60-day consultation period on a proposal to amend the hazardous substance regulation (Regulation 833) under the Occupational Health and...

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