McGuinty Government Committed To Preventing Workplace Illness
Ontario will target hazards affecting clean air in underground mines across the province.
In October and November, a mining safety blitz will check ventilation systems and diesel equipment to ensure mine workers have an adequate supply of clean air. The blitz will focus on:
Protecting mine workers is part of the government's continued commitment to prevent workplace injuries and illness through its Safe at Work Ontario strategy.
Read more about Ontario’s Safe at Work Ontario strategy to improve workplace safety.
Learn about the ministry’s Mining Sector Plan 2011-2012.
Matt Blajer, Communications Branch, 416-326-7405
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