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Oct 01, 2012

Effective today, Ontario’s new health and safety poster must be posted in all workplaces. The poster ‘Prevention Starts Here’ summarizes some important workers’ health and...

Oct 01, 2012

Pick up your camera! This video contest is your chance to produce a video on the importance of working safely (and getting paid fairly) and win prize money for yourself...

Sep 04, 2012

Updated: Webinar proceedings are now available as a download. To view a copy of...

Aug 13, 2012

The Ministry of Labour is taking its final steps in preparing for the launch of a “Worker Health and Safety Awareness” training program for Ontario’s workplaces. After a public...

Aug 09, 2012

Ontario's Ministry of Labour has announced the membership of the prevention council which will advise the minister and provide support for the chief prevention officer....

Jul 09, 2012

The Ministry of Labour will perform safety blitzes of construction sites and surface mines across Ontario this summer.

In July and August, inspectors from the Ministry...

Jul 09, 2012

Service Ontario has expanded its ONe-Source for Business program by adding online health and safety forms for the mining and construction industries.

Users can...

Jun 22, 2012

Workplace Safety North will be hosting a one-day ground support applications symposium in Sudbury on September 13th.

Over the past several years, new ground support...

Jun 12, 2012

Students from high schools across the province are preparing to enter the summer workforce, and at the same time, the Ministry of Labour’s (MOL) new and young worker blitz...

Jun 11, 2012

Workplace Safety North (WSN) and Ontario Mine Rescue crowned mine rescuers from Barrick-Hemlo with gold hard hats as the overall winners of the 62nd annual Ontario Mine Rescue...

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