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Gold mine in northern Ontario fined $300,000 in death of worker

Accident, involving a contractor, happened at the Hemlo Mine near Marathon, Ont.

Ontario apologizes for forcing miners to breathe in McIntyre Powder

“This tragedy should not have happened to you. It should not have happened to your loved ones,” said Monte McNaughton, the province’s labour minister, in the legislature.

Former Air North Cargo worker shot, killed by RCMP after showing up armed at workplace

The suspect, who was known to employees, threatened workers in Whitehorse with a gun.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has made the impacts of gender-based violence worse

During pandemic lockdowns women experiencing gender-based violence found themselves in precarious and dangerous circumstances, says Watetu wa Gichuki of McMaster University . » Read More

20 years of tracking workplace sexual harassment in Australia shows little improvement – but that could change

One-third of workers (41 per cent of woman and 26 per cent of men) have been sexually harassed at work in the last five years, says Lisa Heap of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. » Read More
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Qatar says worker deaths for World Cup ‘between 400 and 500’

Remarks, by top Qatari official, seemed to come off the cuff during interview with British journalist. » Read More

Collapsed Norway bridge had break in main span, probe finds

Bridge experienced significant overload, and its load-bearing capacity was half of what it should have been. » Read More

Body of man trapped underground recovered after industrial accident in Mississauga

A 54-year-old man was killed underground after a pipe ruptured, filling a chamber with water. » Read more

Moosehead fined $7,500 after worker hit powerline while drilling at brewery

Nobody was injured in incident involving contractor who was repairing cracks in a retaining wall. » Read more

WorkSafeBC accepting applications for research grants to improve OHS

There are two streams available: applied innovation and proof of principle and prototyping with grants up to $100,000. » Read more

Tillsonburg company fined $175,000 by Ontario court in death of worker

Worker was struck and killed by a massive steel coil. » Read more

WSPS Warehouse Safety Conference

Location: Mississauga, Ontario
Date: Feb. 22, 2023
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ASSP Safety23 Conference + Expo

Location: San Antonio, Texas
Date: June 5- June 7
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