Every Worker Newsletter

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Dec. 2022-Jan. 2023: What's new and changing

Articles include:

What's new and changing for workplace health and safety in 2023
Health and Safety Excellence program registration deadline Feb. 17, 2023
Call for Papers - 2023 Mining Health and Safety Conference
White out! Winter driving tips -- on and off the job
Free 1-hour on-demand safety webinar for snowmobilers
Feb. 9 Battery electric vehicle safety symposium in Sudbury
Holiday message from Workplace Safety North

Upcoming training and free workplace safety resources

Click here to read Dec-Jan 2023 issue of Every Worker

 Nov 2022: WSN wins Excellence Canada award

Articles include:

Workplace Safety North wins Canada Award for Excellence
Safer workplaces and reduced costs with Health and Safety Excellence program 
Nov. 17 Pulp and Paper Webinar: New Research on Root Causes of Deficient Machine Lockout
Dec. 7 Lunch and Learn Webinar: How to Assess Psychological Risk in Your Workplace
How one Ontario company changed to a 4-day work week
Winter is coming: What to wear for outdoor work
Upcoming training sessions in-person and online

Click here to read Nov 2022 issue of Every Worker

Oct 2022: Championing mental health

Articles include:

Mining health and safety manager champions new mental health program
Nov. 1 Online Lunch and Learn: Supporting the Mental Health of Remote and Rotational Workers
Nov. 9 Mining Webinar: New Research on Root Causes of Battery Electric Vehicle Fires
Nov. 17 Pulp and Paper Webinar: New Research on Root Causes of Deficient Machine Lockout
Dec. 7 Online Lunch and Learn: How to Assess Psychological Risk in Your Workplace
Workplace Safety North welcomes new directors
Upcoming training sessions in-person and online
Free workplace safety resources

Click here to read Oct 2022 issue of Every Worker

Sept 2022: October events celebrate Healthy Workplace Month

Articles include:

October events celebrate Healthy Workplace Month
Workplace Safety North Annual General Meeting in Sudbury on Sept. 27
Mining industry experts analyze causes of battery electric vehicle fires
Sept. 28 Free networking event in Sudbury: The Risks and Rewards of Innovation
Updates to workplace-related COVID-19 guidance
Oct. 5 Free small business webinar: Building Capacity in Psychological Safety
Oct. 5 to 7 Practical Auxiliary Mine Ventilation Workshop in Sudbury
Health and Safety Representative Training now available in French
Oct. 13 Ministry-WSN Mining webinar: Healthy Workers in Healthy Workplaces Initiatives – Occupational Disease

Click here to read Sept 2022 issue of Every Worker

Jul-Aug 2022: Inadequate lockout top health and safety risk

Articles include:

Inadequate lockout top health and safety risk in Ontario corrugating sector 
How to manage heat stress in the workplace
July 21 Ministry-WSN mining webinar on safe use and storage of explosives 
Risk-based approach helps improve Ontario workplace health and safety
Ontario mine rescue competition winners announced 
Ontario small business safety awards applications open 
Infographics: Health and safety snapshots for Ontario mining and forest products
Notice of Workplace Safety North Annual General Meeting 
Upcoming training sessions in-person and online

Click here to read July-Aug 2022 issue of Every Worker

May 2022: Ministry compliance initiatives 2022-2023

Articles include:

Ontario workplace health and safety compliance initiatives in 2022-2023
Chief Ontario Mine Rescue Officer receives national award
Professional chainsaw training in Ontario updated
Access new resources from webinars on new legislation and Ministry mining inspection blitz
June 2 Free webinar: Hot Worksites and Health + free heat stress resources
New and young worker free health and safety resources
Ontario mine rescuers gearing up for provincial competition

Click here to read May 2022 issue of Every Worker

Feb-Mar 2022: Workplace mental health awareness training receives provincial funding

Articles include:

Workplace mental health awareness training receives provincial funding
Save the date! Apr. 27, 2022 Virtual Mining Health and Safety Conference
Make a difference: Join the Board of Directors at Workplace Safety North
Hazard Alert: Head-on collision on single lane bridge
New guideline for reducing diesel particulate matter in underground mines
Working at Heights Safety Training by approved provider
Is your job causing you pain?
New mining safety resources available
How to apply for an extension to JHSC Refresher training requirement

Click here to read February-March 2022 issue of Every Worker

Dec 2021-Jan 2022: What's new and changing

Articles include:

What's new and changing for workplace health and safety in 2022
Workplace Safety North welcomes new directors
Health and Safety Excellence program helps improve workplace culture
Winter is coming: What to wear for outdoor work 
Client survey: Your input needed to enhance products and services
Health and Safety Representative (HSR) Basic Training available online
Holiday message from Workplace Safety North

Click here to read December-January 2022 issue of Every Worker

Oct-Nov 2021: Workplace Safety Plan Builder

Articles include:

Workplace Safety Plan Builder new free online tool for Ontario employers
Study shows effectiveness of instructor-led virtual training
Free webinar series for global ergonomics month + Free resources
Notice of Annual General Meeting (Virtual) Nov. 24 
Healthy Workplace Month: Free Mental Health Workshops
Urgent! Your input needed on WSN website questionnaire
Hazard Alert: Truck collision at unprotected railway crossing

Click here to read October-November 2021 issue of Every Worker

Aug-Sep 2021: Mental health matters

Articles include:

Healthy Workplace Month: Free Mental Health Workshops
New infographic + toolkit: Substance use and the trades
Sept. 29 Free webinar: Exploring the Evolution of Workplace Mental Health
New water management program guideline from Ministry
Changes to COVID-19 workplace health and safety guidance
Your input needed: Regulatory proposals for mining, tower cranes, head protection
Introducing new faces at Workplace Safety North and Ontario Mine Rescue

Click here to read August-September 2021  issue of Every Worker

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