Health and Safety News

Welcome to WSN health and safety news for mining, forestry, paper, printing, converting sectors, and northern Ontario small business. Both hazard alerts and news items can be sorted by the 'tags' listed in the left-hand navigation. You can use this feature to search for news items or hazard alerts by topic.
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Oct 01, 2014

Most frequently issued orders according to Ministry of Labour health and safety inspections


Jun 04, 2014

Motor vehicle incidents account for 38 per cent of all worker traumatic fatalities in Ontario


Jun 03, 2014

Dealing with heat stress: Free downloadable guides, plans, and tools


May 14, 2014

Grassroots oversight, public consultation could help shape H&S capacity, legislation


Tags: Mining
Mar 26, 2014

Online training at

Jan 06, 2014

Provincial health and safety association for mining, forestry, and pulp and paper sectors contributes...

Dec 20, 2013

Review to focus on new technology, training, ground stability


Dec 19, 2013

Standard applies to construction sector, as well as construction activity in other workplaces

The Ministry of Labour...

Dec 03, 2013

Network and learn from others, improve your health and safety program, and share in potential WSIB rebate