WSN provides occupational health and safety resources, training, ergonomic, and industrial hygiene support and consulting for the Ontario forestry sector, including conventional and mechanical logging, milled wood products (including wood container, pallet manufacturing, and structural wood products), sawmills, silviculture; and veneer, plywood, and wood preservation.
Free forestry health and safety resources, including guidelines, safety talks, posters, and more.
Risk Assessment and Root Cause Analyses
Paper, Printing, and Converting sector
WSN provides occupational health and safety resources, training, ergonomic, and industrial hygiene and consulting for for the Ontario paper, printing, and converting sector, including corrugated and solid fibre boxes, folding cartons, paper products; printing, platemaking, and binding; and pulp, newsprint, and specialty papers.
Free paper, printing, and converting health and safety resources, including guidelines, safety talks, posters, and more.
Risk Assessments and Root Cause Analyses
Connect with an Expert
Do you need help with your workplace health and safety journey or understanding how to meet and exceed legislated requirements?
WSN Health and Safety Specialists are located across Ontario to help you with your health and safety program. Sector-specific experts have in-depth knowledge of the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and applicable legislation.
Sector-specific services include virtual and on-site consultations for legislative compliance, gap analysis, best practices, and specific problem-solving.
WSN has an extensive catalogue of sector-specific training courses designed and delivered by health and safety experts. WSN offers over 100 valuable training programs, including Common Core, Working at Heights, and Joint Health and Safety Committee Certification Part 1, 2, and refresher. Also available in French.
Health and Safety Excellence program
The WSN Health and Safety Excellence program provides Ontario workplaces a clear roadmap on how to improve workplace health and safety. The Excellence program is a performance-based rebate program developed by the Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB). Participants create safer workplaces and earn both financial and non-financial rewards.
Safe Workplace Ontario (SWO) program
The Safe Workplace Ontario (SWO) certification program, established in 1997, is a third-party health and safety designation program for Ontario businesses. This voluntary audit process allows forestry firms to continuously monitor and improve health and safety programs, policies, and procedures.
Forest Products Advisory Committee
The WSN Forest Products advisory committee meets four times a year to provide leadership and input to help influence future health and safety programs, products and services in support of sector needs.
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WSN encourages companies to submit hazard alerts. WSN works with firms to draft a hazard alert for distribution to firms in similar industries.