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Nov 13, 2020

Two Ontario logging fatalities in two years – both in the second week of December

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Oct 26, 2020

Groundbreaking analysis gathers industry-generated predictive information to better prevent workplace injuries and illnesses...

May 28, 2020

Workplace Safety North has learned of a fatal injury at an Ontario mining operation. A New Brunswick mining contractor died on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, at Impala's Lac des Iles...

Mar 10, 2020

Day of mourning for persons killed or injured in the workplace

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Dec 01, 2017

Workplace Safety North mourns the loss of Eulogio (Bot) Gutierrez, who was fatally injured after being struck by a piece of mobile equipment while working underground at Hemlo...

Nov 07, 2017

Public safety course designed to prevent snowmobile-truck collisions on busy Ontario logging roads

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Nov 26, 2015

Workplace Safety North regrets to inform its member firms that a fatality occurred at Musselwhite mine at Opapamiskan...

May 25, 2015

WSN regrets to inform its clients that a 22-year-old woman, Alexie Dallaire-Vincent, was fatally injured while working underground at St. Andrew Goldfields on Saturday, May...

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