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May 29, 2013

Consultation with northern Ontario workplace health and safety experts


May 27, 2013

The Ministry of Labour’s new video features Inspector Patrick Vaillancourt as he takes viewers through what a site inspection of mobile equipment at an underground mine looks...

Tags: Mining
May 02, 2013

WSN regrets to inform its clients that a fatality has occurred in Ontario’s mining industry.

The incident took place on April 30th, 2013 at Eagle River mine near White...

May 01, 2013

Blitz results from previous year offer guidance to employers

May 01, 2013

“Fighting” an underground fire as a...

Apr 30, 2013

Long after the bags were packed and delegates returned home – some amid rainfall warnings – those who attended the 2013 Mining Health and...

Tags: MiningEvents
Apr 29, 2013

16 winners honoured at recent mining health and safety conference


Apr 25, 2013

Many thanks to Ontario's mining industry for their continued support of our annual Mining Health and Safety conference.

Conference proceedings from 2013 can be found...

Tags: MiningEvents
Apr 15, 2013

From April 16 to 18 in Sudbury, Workplace Safety North (WSN) will host more than 300 attendees at its annual mining health and safety...

Tags: MiningEvents
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...