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Nov 05, 2021

Avoid cotton and goose down to help prevent hypothermia 


Nov 03, 2021

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


May 13, 2021

Free resources: Download and share safety talk, presenter guide, hazard alert

Feb 16, 2021

Workplace Safety North approved training provider of Part 1 e-learning


Apr 03, 2020

Workplace health and safety resources updated regularly


Mar 24, 2020

New Ontario Together website tracks availability of urgently needed products

The province of Ontario wants to ensure that our frontline healthcare...

Mar 16, 2020

In-person activity suspended until further notice

The health and safety of staff, clients, and stakeholders is our top priority. Workplace Safety North and Ontario Mine...

Mar 12, 2020

Public events will not be held during pandemic

This year’s Mining Health and Safety Conference, Thunder Bay Health and Safety Conference and Timmins...