Health and Safety News

Welcome to WSN health and safety news for mining, forestry, paper, printing, converting sectors, and northern Ontario small business. Both hazard alerts and news items can be sorted by the 'tags' listed in the left-hand navigation. You can use this feature to search for news items or hazard alerts by topic.
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Apr 03, 2020

Workplace health and safety resources updated regularly


Sep 25, 2019

Ontario Ministry of Labour raises awareness of musculoskeletal disorders and respiratory hazards


Oct 16, 2017

First mobile occupational health and safety research lab in Canada

The Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health (CROSH) mobile research lab...

Feb 01, 2016

Leading causes of lost-time injuries include contact with wood, lumber, or equipment


Mar 15, 2012

The Northern Region of the Ministry of Labour has implemented a new procedure to help employers to report incidents of occupational illness required by...

Dec 16, 2011

The Ontario Ministry of Labour (MOL) is seeking input on the proposed changes to the occupational exposure limits (OELs) of 9 hazardous chemical substances that are set out in...