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Nov 06, 2017

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Oct 01, 2013

Is it time for your company’s annual ‘physical’?

How healthy is your...

Jul 09, 2013

Laurentian University is seeking a qualified candidate to help build a research program to address the health and safety needs of workers in northern Ontario.


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Feb 14, 2013

Each year, more than 6,200 young workers across Ontario are injured seriously enough to need time off work. That’s 17 young workers every...

Jun 07, 2012

Congratulations to Dumas Contracting who won $25,000 for the Canadian National Institute of the Blind (CNIB) in Global TV’s Canada Sings contest on June 5th.

The episode...

Mar 01, 2012

The Ministry of Labour (MOL) will hold a consultation on its Safe at Work Ontario compliance strategy on March 21 in Sudbury.

Safe at Work Ontario is an integrated...

Feb 24, 2012

The Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers is hosting its 13th annual Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) day at Cambrian College in Sudbury. The event is free and can be...

Feb 08, 2012

Mining Health and Safety innovations came to CBC’s TV show the Dragon’s Den last week.

Great Nipissing Tent was rewarded as one of the Dragons bought in with a 25...