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May 01, 2013

“Fighting” an underground fire as a...

Apr 30, 2013

Long after the bags were packed and delegates returned home – some amid rainfall warnings – those who attended the 2013 Mining Health and...

Tags: MiningEvents
Apr 29, 2013

16 winners honoured at recent mining health and safety conference

This...

Apr 25, 2013

Many thanks to Ontario's mining industry for their continued support of our annual Mining Health and Safety conference.

Conference proceedings from 2013 can be found...

Tags: MiningEvents
Apr 15, 2013

From April 16 to 18 in Sudbury, Workplace Safety North (WSN) will host more than 300 attendees at its annual mining health and safety...

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Apr 02, 2013

The Occupational Health Clinic for Ontario Workers (OHCOW) will be hosting a seminar in Parry Sound on heat stress, strain and office ergonomics.

The presentation on...

Mar 01, 2013

WSN and the Institute for Health and Human Potential (IHHP) would like to thank Ontario’s mining community for the support of our new program ‘The Science of Great Leadership:...

Tags: MiningEvents
Jan 21, 2013

This year’s conference features another exciting line-up including a keynote address by...

Jan 18, 2013

In response to WSN’s mining industry roundtable request for leadership training, WSN is launching a pilot program ‘The Science of Great Leadership: Building a Safe Profitable...

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Jan 09, 2013

Come learn about the Ministry of Labour’s slips, trips and falls blitz that will be taking place in February and March 2013. The session will cover results from past blitzes,...

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