Health and Safety News

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Jun 10, 2019

Please complete survey on new safety training 


Apr 23, 2019

Distracted driving top health and safety risk for logging operations


Dec 03, 2018

Watch for changing road conditions


Nov 14, 2018

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


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...

Sep 18, 2017

Important driving tips as peak season approaches

Fall brings beautiful autumn colours and more wildlife onto Ontario’s...

Dec 05, 2016

Ensure safe flow of pedestrian, vehicle, and...

Aug 31, 2015

Tougher penalties for distracted driving; new rules to protect cyclists, tow truck drivers...

May 05, 2015

Infographic shows contact with objects, equipment top list of injuries