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Feb 24, 2012

One of the largest workplace prevention studies ever undertaken in Ontario is underway. Four health and safety associations (HSAs) have joined forces with the Institute for...

Feb 09, 2012

WSN is pleased to bring together leaders of Ontario's mining industry to discuss the effects of rapid growth on health and safety programs.

Joining the panel discussion...

Tags: EventsMining
Feb 08, 2012

Mining Health and Safety innovations came to CBC’s TV show the Dragon’s Den last week.

Great Nipissing Tent was rewarded as one of the Dragons bought in with a 25...

Feb 02, 2012

MSDs continue to be the number one cause of lost-time injuries in Ontario. This February, the Ministry of Labour will conduct a month-long inspection blitz on musculoskeletal...

Jan 30, 2012

WSN regrets to inform its clients a 47-year-old miner was fatally injured at Vale’s Coleman Mine in Sudbury, Ontario. The fatal incident took place on January 29, 2012.

Tags: Mining
Jan 26, 2012

Looking for a list of this year’s legislative changes? Crawford, Chondon and Partners LLP have compiled a list of the top legislative changes of 2011.

The blog post...

Jan 20, 2012

WSN is pleased to announce Dr. James B. Maas will be the luncheon keynote speaker at this year’s mining conference. Dr. Maas will be addressing the impact of fatigue on...

Tags: EventsMining
Jan 16, 2012

This Wednesday, all you need to know to prepare for the Ministry of Labour’s February MSD blitz will be covered in WSN’s ‘MSDs: Preventing the Pain' Webinar.

This free...

Jan 13, 2012

The Ministry of Labour is proposing a new regulation under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) that would enable the...

Jan 12, 2012

WSN is pleased to announce that Dr. J.P Pawliw-Fry will be the opening keynote at WSN’s Mining Health and Safety Conference. The conference takes place April 17-19, 2012 in...

Tags: EventsMining