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Jul 04, 2014

Ontario has launched a two-month, province-wide safety blitz targeting the use of explosives in mines.

In July and August,...

Jul 02, 2014

Mine rescue volunteers from Vale Canada Ltd.’s East Mines were crowned with gold hard hats by Workplace Safety North (WSN) and Ontario Mine...

Jun 26, 2014

WSN regrets to inform its clients Michel Fournier Bolduc, 26, was fatally injured at Holt Mine in Matheson, Ontario on Wednesday, June 25th.

According to a Ministry of...

May 14, 2014

Grassroots oversight, public consultation could help shape H&S capacity, legislation

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Tags: Mining
May 06, 2014

Early this morning, two contractors were fatally injured at First Nickel Inc.’s Lockerby mine.  

The Ministry of Labour is currently investigating and the Greater...

May 06, 2014

300 attend sold-out annual health and safety conference in Sudbury

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Tags: MiningEvents
May 06, 2014

Safety achievements recognized by Porcupine Northeastern Ontario Mine Safety Group, Ontario Mining Contractors’ Safety Association,...

Tags: MiningEvents
Feb 04, 2014

William Davis to discuss new ANSI health and safety standards 

Each year...

Tags: MiningEvents
Feb 04, 2014

Latest WSN-supported research to help prevent musculoskeletal disorders 

From evaluating the seats on mobile...

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