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Mar 12, 2020

Public events will not be held during pandemic

This year’s Mining Health and Safety Conference and Thunder Bay Health and Safety Conference are...

Mar 10, 2020

Day of mourning for persons killed or injured in the workplace


Feb 27, 2020

Plus technical sessions and trade show April 21 to 23 in Sudbury 


Dec 13, 2019

Canada represented at largest IMRB conference ever


Dec 03, 2019

Mining tradition dates back centuries to St. Barbara, patron saint of miners


Dec 02, 2019

New WSIB program, respirable wood dust, harassment prevention, and managing change on the agenda

Last month in Thunder Bay, health and safety managers...

Aug 20, 2019

Keynote speakers Big Daddy Tazz and Steve Howe plus discussion panel Sept. 18-19

Jun 10, 2019

Weeklong competition hosts 8 teams from across Ontario


May 29, 2019

300 attend sold-out annual event in Sudbury

Themed ‘Preparing for high-risk emergencies in mines,’ the 21st annual...