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Jan 08, 2014

Safety video series focuses on top four workplace hazards

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Jan 06, 2014

Provincial health and safety association for mining, forestry, and pulp and paper sectors contributes...

Sep 19, 2013

Ontario Chief Prevention Officer George Gritziotis issues call to action: 

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May 29, 2013

Consultation with northern Ontario workplace health and safety experts

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Mar 20, 2013

Christmas Eve 2009 tragedy culminates in 46 recommendations from advisory panel

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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....

Apr 03, 2012

Under changes to Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act, the province’s Chief Prevention Officer (CPO) now has authority over the certification training of joint health...

Mar 08, 2012

Applications for membership on the multi-stakeholder Prevention Council are now being accepted until March 21, 2012.

The purpose of the Prevention Council is to provide...

Aug 31, 2011

This week, the Ontario government appointed George Gritziotis as the province’s...

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