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Apr 25, 2013

Many thanks to Ontario's mining industry for their continued support of our annual Mining Health and Safety conference.

Conference proceedings from 2013 can be found...

Tags: MiningEvents
Apr 15, 2013

From April 16 to 18 in Sudbury, Workplace Safety North (WSN) will host more than 300 attendees at its annual mining health and safety...

Tags: MiningEvents
Apr 02, 2013

The Occupational Health Clinic for Ontario Workers (OHCOW) will be hosting a seminar in Parry Sound on heat stress, strain and office ergonomics.

The presentation on...

Mar 01, 2013

WSN and the Institute for Health and Human Potential (IHHP) would like to thank Ontario’s mining community for the support of our new program ‘The Science of Great Leadership:...

Tags: MiningEvents
Jan 21, 2013

This year’s conference features another exciting line-up including a keynote address by...

Jan 18, 2013

In response to WSN’s mining industry roundtable request for leadership training, WSN is launching a pilot program ‘The Science of Great Leadership: Building a Safe Profitable...

Tags: MiningEvents
Jan 09, 2013

Come learn about the Ministry of Labour’s slips, trips and falls blitz that will be taking place in February and March 2013. The session will cover results from past blitzes,...

Jan 07, 2013

Dr. Linda Duxbury is one of Canada's leading workplace health researchers and workplace demographic experts. The workplace of today is not the same as the workplace of even one...

Dec 04, 2012

This January and February, the Ministry of Labour (MOL) is conducting a ventilation blitz in underground mines, and will be specifically looking at diesel emissions measurement...

Nov 21, 2012

Why are we so easily distracted? Why do we often miss what's right in front of our eyes? Why do we make mistakes? And could we do a little better?

Joe Hallinan is the...

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