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Jan 06, 2014

Workplace Excellence Awards Program recognizes Ontario companies committed to prevention of injury and illness

Nov 04, 2013

Low humidity levels in winter make dust easy to disperse and ignite


Nov 04, 2013

On low-traffic roads it’s easy to be lulled into a sense of security, but winter weather and road conditions offer new challenges...

Oct 01, 2013

New plant in Hornepayne plus two northern sawmills announce exclusive sales agreement


Tags: Forestry
Sep 04, 2013

Timing is right for Ontario mills to update health and safety training for Bill 160 compliance


Jul 19, 2013

WSN regrets to inform its clients that a fatal incident involving a truck driver has occurred on Ontario's logging roads.

The incident took place on July 16th, 2013 on...

Feb 20, 2013

Synopsis: Following the January 20, 2012 sawmill explosion and fire that killed two employees...

Feb 01, 2013

Today marks the start of the Ministry of Labour’s two-month blitz focusing on preventing slips, trips and falls in the workplace.

MOL Inspectors will be visiting...

Jan 18, 2013

WSN is pleased to launch a new training course for effective supervision, The Competent Supervisor.

Supervisors play a critical role in the workplace. This two-day...