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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...

Tags: MiningEvents
Nov 15, 2012

This one and a half day course "Exploration Drilling: Identifying and Assessing Risks" will take place at the Timmins Inn & Suites, Timmins, Ontario on November 22 & 23...

Tags: EventsMining
Oct 17, 2012

This November and December, the Ministry of Labour will be focusing on hazards associated with ore passes and loading pockets in underground mines. During this blitz, the...

Oct 09, 2012

The Centre of Research Expertise for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders (CRE-MSD) is presenting a one-day conference on how to reduce fatigue and prevent MSDs in the...

Jun 22, 2012

Workplace Safety North will be hosting a one-day ground support applications symposium in Sudbury on September 13th.

Over the past several years, new ground support...

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