WSN’s 2021 Virtual Mining Health and Safety Conference

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CROSH Director Dr. Sandra Dorman will be presenting at this event on the topic of “Masks: Breaking the Chain of Infection in the Workplace.” Her presentation will review the theory behind the ‘Chain of Infection’ as a model for preventing the spread of disease. It will highlight the role that masks play in preventing the spread of disease, including a discussion on the proper use of masks, their limitations, and a comparison of mask types, with a focus on the differences between surgical masks and respirators. This discussion will be in the context of the industrial workforce.

Dr.  Dorman presents at 10am.



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Free online one-day conference features important health and safety topics

Our world has changed, priorities have shifted, and the way we work and the world in which we work have adapted rapidly. As the mining industry continues to navigate the future of work, it is essential to keep health and safety at the forefront, now more than ever.
You’re invited to attend the Virtual Mining Health and Safety Conference on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, hosted by Workplace Safety North. The free event themed, “Unearthing the way forward” expects to welcome more than 500 delegates to discuss the most pressing issues we are all facing, share knowledge of industry hazards, as well as the programs and innovations making workplaces safer.
The ‘Unearthing the way forward’ theme features four knowledge streams:
  1. Prevent’ focuses on high-risk industry hazards to prevent injury and illness in the workplace.
  2. Discover’ highlights the latest innovations and programs in mining health and safety.
  3. Renew’ features mental health and wellness strategies for a safe and healthy mind and body.
  4. Protect’ explores best practices and lessons learned to effectively protect the workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Help make your workplace safer and register today. Space is limited!