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May 01, 2013

Blitz results from previous year offer guidance to employers

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Apr 02, 2013

The Occupational Health Clinic for Ontario Workers (OHCOW) will be hosting a seminar in Parry Sound on heat stress, strain and office ergonomics.

The presentation on...

Mar 26, 2013

Pay special attention to safety training for new workers

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Mar 20, 2013

Christmas Eve 2009 tragedy culminates in 46 recommendations from advisory panel

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Feb 28, 2013

Repetitive Strain Injury Day an important reminder to protect yourself and your co-workers

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Feb 14, 2013

Each year, more than 6,200 young workers across Ontario are injured seriously enough to need time off work. That’s 17 young workers every...

Jan 14, 2013

The Chair of the WSIB, Elizabeth Witmer, will speak in Sudbury this February as part of the Chamber of Commerce President’s Luncheon Series. Ms. Witmer will address the...

Jan 09, 2013

The Ministry of Labour has begun a 60-day consultation period on a proposal to amend the hazardous substance regulation (Regulation 833) under the Occupational Health and...

Dec 19, 2012

After extensive public consultation, the Prevention Office of the Ministry of Labour is releasing health and safety awareness products and training. This is part of the...

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