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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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


Nov 04, 2013

Low humidity levels in winter make dust easy to disperse and ignite


Nov 04, 2013

On low-traffic roads it’s easy to be lulled into a sense of security, but winter weather and road conditions offer new challenges...

Oct 24, 2013

First time Canada hosts international conference