Joint Ministry-WSN webinar focuses on issues related to occupational diseases
You’re invited to attend a free webinar, “Healthy workers in health workplaces initiative – occupational disease” on Thursday, October 13, 2022, from 10:00 to 11:30 am ET co-hosted by Workplace Safety North (WSN) and the Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development (MLITSD).
From Oct. 31 to Dec. 30, 2022, Ministry inspectors will be conducting a provincial inspection blitz on hazards associated with air quality and workplace hazardous materials in underground mines. Presenters Keith Birnie, WSN Industrial Hygiene and Ventilation Specialist will speak about prevention, and Scott Secord, MLITSD Provincial Mining Specialist, will discuss what to expect for the inspection blitz.
In the webinar you’ll learn about issues related to occupational diseases in the mining sector, including requirements for air quality in mines and mining plants, pits, and quarries with regards to exposures to dust, silica, diesel particulate matter (DPM), radon, Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) for chemicals and re-agents at mining workplaces.
Help make your workplace safer and register today!