Health and Safety News

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Nov 03, 2021

Motor vehicle incidents in Ontario account for more than 38% of all worker traumatic fatalities


Oct 18, 2021

Safety talks and road maintenance help prevent severe injuries and fatalities

by Penny Ratushniak RPF,...
Dec 14, 2020

Learn how to safely navigate the hazards of driving recreational or personal vehicles on forest roads


Dec 03, 2020

Watch for changing road conditions


Oct 26, 2020

Live online sessions for snowmobile club members and volunteers


Dec 16, 2019

“Safe Driving on Forest Roads” course piloted across province

Concerned with the safety of community members and workers accessing Ontario forests, a...

Jun 10, 2019

Please complete survey on new safety training 


Apr 23, 2019

Distracted driving top health and safety risk for logging operations


Jun 19, 2018

Provincial risk assessment workshop results in top 10 risks poster


Oct 17, 2017

New standard includes radio channel protocol

Whether you’re a mine, forestry, railway, or telecommunications worker, a snowmobiler, or ATV operator, you...