On 28 April, we will be celebrating World Day for Safety and Health at Work, an international campaign to promote safe, healthy and decent work.
Ahlstrom-Munksjö one of the first companies within its industry to be ISO 45001 certified
Ahlstrom-Munksjö believes that zero accidents is possible. The long-term goal is an accident-free workplace and in order to achieve this target, the company is certifying its plants with the ISO 45001-standard.
Province to assess implementation of worker safety recommendations
Vancouver lawyer Lisa Helps has been contracted by the Province to assess how WorkSafeBC implemented worker safety recommendations following the two sawmill explosions at Babine Forest Products and Lakeland Mills.
Resolute wins PPI’s 2019 Safety Leadership Award
Every employee at Resolute – be they mill worker or president and chief executive officer – is charged with identifying potential safety hazards and creating an injury-free workplace.
A New Paradigm for Preventing Serious Injuries and Fatalities
The forest products industry, like others, is embracing a new paradigm to help prevent serious injuries and fatalities (SIFs) in the workplace.
Tolko's High Level Division hits new heights with record-breaking 750,000 hours zero RIR
What do you do when you become the first-ever division at Tolko to hit 750,000 hours zero RIR?
Resolute Reaches New Heights in Safety Performance
Resolute employees can be very proud of our world-class safety performance in 2018!
Shifting to a Culture of Safety
Over the past few years, American Eagle Paper Mills fully embraced our environmental sustainability, but it became clear that our worker safety needed much more attention.
Resolute Wins 2018 AF&PA Sustainability Award for Safety Performance
The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) has recognized Resolute's proactive approach to health and safety with a 2018 Leadership in Sustainability Award.
Combustible Dust Fires and Explosions: Recent Data and Lessons Learned
A review of recent data from the Combustible Dust Incident Database provides insights into dust-related process safety
WorkSafeBC raising awareness about impairment in the workplace
Richmond, B.C. — WorkSafeBC is launching an awareness campaign to educate employers and workers about impairment in the workplace, as the legalization of recreational cannabis takes effect October 17.
Millar Western recognized for exceptional safety performance
Congratulations to all employees at our Fox Creek and Whitecourt wood products operations, who've been recognized at the 2018 Alberta Forest Products Association AGM and Conference for exceptional safety performance.
Free Vancouver Island Safety Conference on September 29, 2018 in Nanaimo
The 13th annual Vancouver Island Safety Conference will take place at the downtown Vancouver Island Conference Centre in Nanaimo on Saturday September 29 from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm with 10 different speakers covering topics within the theme of "Managing risk – empowering good decisions".
Ahlstrom-Munksjö and Metsä Fibre to initiate a global safety award
AHLSTROM-MUNKSJÖ OYJ, PRESS RELEASE, JULY 30, 2018 at 9:00 EEST
Ahlstrom-Munksjö and Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, are sole sponsors of a new RISI PPI Safety Awards category.
Resolute Reaches Important Milestones in Workplace Safety at Two Lac-Saint-Jean Sawmills
Saint-Félicien (Quebec), June 21, 2018 –The management of Resolute is proud of its employees' workplace safety record reached at La Doré and Girardville sawmills, in Quebec.
Tolko’s High Level Division celebrates over six months of no recordable incidents
Last week, Tolko's High Level Division recognized North America Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) week by conducting refresher training for all first aid attendants and held 10 separate evacuations or mock injury scenarios.
Leadership, Engagement Drive Domtar’s Safety Journey
At Domtar, we take safety seriously. Since 2007, we have reduced our recordable incident rate by 66 percent.
Domtar Mill in Hawesville presented Governor’s Safety and Health Award
HAWESVILLE, Ky. (May 3, 2018)—Labor Cabinet Deputy Secretary Mike Nemes visited Domtar Mill in Hawesville today to present a Governor's Safety and Health Award for the 1,111,576 production hours worked without a lost-time incident by employees.
Improving Safety Around Recovery Boiler Operations
The recovery boiler is a vital part of the pulp mill but also a source of potential safety hazards for its operators.
Sappi Saiccor mill
Though we're coming off a pretty mild winter in the Mid-Atlantic Region, there is much excitement and anticipation about the warmer months ahead.