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Apr 05, 2016

Statistics, hazard alert, and safety talks

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Jul 02, 2014

Pulp and Paper Canada magazine names ‘Safest mills in Canada’

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Nov 04, 2013

Low humidity levels in winter make dust easy to disperse and ignite

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Sep 04, 2013

Timing is right for Ontario mills to update health and safety training for Bill 160 compliance

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Feb 20, 2013

Synopsis: Following the January 20, 2012 sawmill explosion and fire that killed two employees...

Sep 04, 2012

Updated: Webinar proceedings are now available as a download. To view a copy of...

Apr 27, 2012

Two catastrophic fires at sawmills in B.C. have occurred in the last three months. Early reports suggest dust and dust collection systems had an impact on these incidents....

Apr 24, 2012

An explosion took place at the Lakeland Mills in Prince George B.C. at 9:45 p.m. last night. All 50 people on the job have been accounted for, but initial reports suggest more...