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Jan 18, 2013

In response to WSN’s mining industry roundtable request for leadership training, WSN is launching a pilot program ‘The Science of Great Leadership: Building a Safe Profitable...

Tags: MiningEvents
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...

Jan 09, 2013

Come learn about the Ministry of Labour’s slips, trips and falls blitz that will be taking place in February and March 2013. The session will cover results from past blitzes,...

Jan 08, 2013

Free resources: Safety checklist and presentation now available online

In...

Jan 07, 2013

Dr. Linda Duxbury is one of Canada's leading workplace health researchers and workplace demographic experts. The workplace of today is not the same as the workplace of even one...

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...

Dec 17, 2012

Workplace Safety North is pleased to introduce  its new website. The site has been entirely re-designed to include features such as an e-store, free health and safety resources...

Dec 04, 2012

This January and February, the Ministry of Labour (MOL) is conducting a ventilation blitz in underground mines, and will be specifically looking at diesel emissions measurement...

Nov 21, 2012

Why are we so easily distracted? Why do we often miss what's right in front of our eyes? Why do we make mistakes? And could we do a little better?

Joe Hallinan is the...

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