Health & Safety
June 12, 2019 – Despite frequent laughs shared by attendees at the annual Wood Products Safety Summit held in Prince George, B.C., yesterday, it was clear safety is serious business for the industry.
May 30, 2019 – Employees of Resolute’s Thunder Bay sawmill recently earned $10,000 to donate to a charitable organization through an in-house safety program.
May 28, 2019 – Ontario's manufacturing workplaces are 1.6 per cent less safe over last year, according to the 2019 results of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)'s Health and Safety Index.
May 27, 2019 – Health and safety is a perennial issue, especially in industries such as pulp and paper where workers are at risk every day while carrying out their duties.
May 13, 2019 – The Wood Products Safety Summit is taking place on June 11, 2019 in Prince George, B.C.
May 6, 2019 – When I asked the participants of our annual Safest Mills in Canada contest what safety means to their pulp and paper organization, I received a number of encouraging comments.
April 29, 2019 – Following 2019 Workers' Memorial Day on April 28, workers in the pulp, paper, graphical and packaging sectors represented globally by IndustriALL Global Union and UNI kicked off a yearlong campaign around the three fundamental worker rights needed to make work safe.
February 4, 2019 – Ahlstrom-Munksjö and Metsä Fibre are collaborating on pulp and paper safety by auditing each other’s production facilities.
February 1, 2019 – A worker was briefly trapped at the former Catalyst pulp and paper mill in Campbell River, B.C. last weekend after a floor collapsed and caused a gas leak. 
February 1, 2019 – The Ontario government has implemented an online training course program to certify workers who promote health and safety at businesses in the province.
December 18, 2018 – Human error and a manufacturing defect led to a fatal incident at Domtar's Kamloops pulp mill last summer, says a new report by WorkSafeBC, British Columbia's workers' compensation board. 
December 13, 2018 – Although combustible dust explosions have been documented in the pulp and paper industry, the frequency of incidents seems to be relatively low in comparison to other industries. However, this trend does not indicate that there is less of a need for protection against combustible dust hazards, but rather indicates the importance of knowing when to protect equipment against explosion hazards.
November 27, 2018 – SIM/Cognibox, a Quebec-based training services company, has released 19 new e-learning training modules in English, for a range of industries including pulp and paper, as part of its ongoing health and safety programming.
October 26, 2018 – WorkSafeBC, British Columbia's workplace safety board, has launched a new process safety initiative geared toward a number of process industries including the pulp and paper sector. 
October 25, 2018 – Domtar, Resolute Forest Products, Wellington Produce Packaging and Brinkman and Associates Reforestation are among the Northern Ontario businesses that recently won Workplace Excellence Awards from Workplace Safety North (WSN).
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