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Sep 29, 2014

Introducing Dr. Philip Dirige, Al Bouchard, and George Mondoux

As with...

Tags: Mining
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 03, 2014

Mining engineer and former mine rescue team captain appointed


Jul 24, 2014

Falls from heights a leading cause of workplace injuries and fatalities


Jul 24, 2014

Workers recognized for ongoing commitment to health and safety

Ontario mining operation Barrick-Hemlo earns national...

Tags: Mining
Jul 14, 2014

WSN regrets to inform its clients that a fatality occurred on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at North American Palladium’s Lac des Iles mine, located north of Thunder Bay. 


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


Tags: Mining