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Mar 10, 2020

Day of mourning for persons killed or injured in the workplace


Nov 04, 2019

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


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


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...

Jan 15, 2015

Source: Yvon Theriault/Radio-Canada

The Ministry of Labour and the Ontario Provincial Police are investigating the death of a Red Lake man in a gravel pit.


Jul 14, 2014

WSN regrets to inform its clients that a fatality occurred on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at North American Palladium’s Lac des Iles mine, located north of Thunder Bay.