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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
Jan 11, 2012

Complete our online registration form today. Forms can also be faxed to 705. 472. 5800...

Tags: EventsMining
Jan 05, 2012

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 webinar, on...

Dec 19, 2011

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

The incident took place at a logging operation north of Thessalon, on Dec....

Dec 16, 2011

WSN clients and member firms can send their comments and feedback to the Ministry of Labour (MOL) regarding a draft copy of the province’s new mandatory health and safety...

Dec 16, 2011

The Ontario Ministry of Labour (MOL) is seeking input on the proposed changes to the occupational exposure limits (OELs) of 9 hazardous chemical substances that are set out in...

Dec 09, 2011

The WSIB has announced that past members can sign up to Safety Groups again and continue to earn WSIB rebates while improving their health and safety programs.

If you’...

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