Health and Safety News

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Oct 18, 2021

Small business health and safety tools and resources showcased in Oct. 21 government webinar

Oct 18, 2021

Institute for Work and Health reviewed online learning in an occupational context


Oct 18, 2021

Safety talks and road maintenance help prevent severe injuries and fatalities

by Penny Ratushniak RPF,...
Oct 14, 2021

Effective July 1, definition of critical injury incorporated into single regulation for all workplaces


Sep 18, 2021

Important driving tips as peak season approaches

Fall brings beautiful autumn colours and more wildlife onto Ontario’s...

Aug 30, 2021

New Health and Safety Specialists and Mine Rescue Officers available for consult

Workplace Safety North and...

Jun 14, 2021

Supplying proper quantity and quality of fresh air key to helping prevent lung disease and other illnesses


Jun 07, 2021

Follow your heat stress prevention plan with a few new considerations for the pandemic


May 03, 2021

Workplace Safety North and NORCAT team up for new initiative