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Feb 12, 2019

Results of Ministry of Labour mining workplace inspection initiative 


Dec 15, 2015

What to expect during industrial health and safety inspections in January and February


Jul 15, 2015

Government issues guides for surface, underground mines


Jan 29, 2015

Ontario Ministry of Labour inspection Feb-Mar 2015


Sep 19, 2014

Ministry of Labour inspectors will visit underground mines across the province in October and November to check for hazards and help prevent...

Sep 09, 2014

Ontario is launching a workplace safety blitz that will focus on hazards involving material handling to ensure workers are safe on the job. 

From Sept. 15 to Oct. 26,...