Health and Safety News

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Jun 16, 2020

Focus stays on response during pandemic; competitions cancelled


Jun 16, 2020

Virtual exhibit now on display

In order to help raise awareness of workplace health and safety, Workplace Safety North (WSN) sponsored an artwork...

May 11, 2020

Workplace Safety North moves some provincial safety training online

This month, Workplace Safety North (WSN) introduces new live online health and...

May 06, 2020

Community business leaders share their experience

On Thursday, May 21, 2020, from 12:00 to 1:00 pm ET, Workplace Safety North (WSN) launches a new free...

Apr 30, 2020

Province takes critical steps to help businesses adapt to new environment 


Apr 28, 2020

Statement on the Day of Mourning by Chief Prevention Officer and Assistant Deputy Minister, Operations Division, Ministry of Labour Training and Skills Development...

Mar 24, 2020

New Ontario Together website tracks availability of urgently needed products

The province of Ontario wants to ensure that our frontline healthcare...