| Press Releases
Dec 27, 2012
All your health and safety solutions available at a new and improved web site
In early 2013, online stores and client accounts will be migrated to www.wsps.ca. All users will be notified, via email, prior to the migration.
Dec 17, 2010
Expert panel calls for substantial improvements to workplace safety system
On Thursday, December 16th, the Expert Advisory Panel on Health and Safety, led by Tony Dean, announced the results of its review of Ontario’s occupational health and safety system.
Aug 26, 2010
2010 Russ Ramsay Media Awards Winners Announced
Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2010 Russ Ramsay Media Awards.
Jun 7, 2010
Ontario’s Health and Safety Conference & Tradeshow Comes to London
Ontario’s prevention system partners have joined forces to present the “Partners in Prevention” conference series. The first in the regional conference series, Partners in Prevention 2010 London, will take place June 15 at the Lamplighter Inn, located at 591 Wellington Road in London.
Apr 30, 2010
“Road to Zero” Initiatives to be Presented at Partners in Prevention 2010: Ontario Health & Safety Conference & Trade Show
Hosted by the Ontario workplace health and safety system, Partners in Prevention 2010: Ontario Health & Safety Conference & Trade Show, running May 4 – 5 at the International Centre, 6900 Airport Road in Mississauga, is offering several sessions that will provide insight into the initiatives in progress around the shared vision of the Road to Zero.
Apr 22, 2010
2010 Russ Ramsay Media Awards Application Deadline Extended
The application deadline for the 2010 Russ Ramsay Media Awards for Excellence in Health and Safety Reporting has been extended to Friday, May 14, 2010.
Apr 6, 2010
Health & Safety Solutions at Superior 2010
Annual Conference and Trade Show Returns to Sault Ste. Marie April 20 – 21
Superior 2010 Health and Safety Conference and Trade Show returns to Sault Ste. Marie on April 20 – 21. The annual event will be held at the Delta Sault Ste. Marie Waterfront Hotel, which is located on 208 St. Mary’s River Drive.
Mar 15, 2010
Partners in Prevention 2010 Media Advisory
Workplace Health and Safety Comes to Life at Partners in Prevention 2010
Partners in Prevention 2010: Ontario Health & Safety Conference & Trade Show, running May 4 – 5, promises to be an exciting event jam-packed with an impressive lineup of motivating speakers, innovative sessions, and a dynamic trade show.
Feb 24, 2010
Aging Workers and Repetitive Strain Injuries
International Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Awareness Day on February 28 serves as an opportunity for staff and employers to talk about a health problem that can affect many older workers, RSIs.
Feb 3, 2010
Partners in Prevention 2010 Press Release
NEW Ontario Health and Safety Conference and Trade Show
The Ontario workplace health and safety system, comprising of four newly amalgamated organizations – Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA), Health and Safety Association for Government Services (HSAGS), Safe Workplace Promotion Services Ontario (SWPSO), and Workplace Safety North (WSN) – is pleased to announce a new health and safety conference and trade show.
Feb 3, 2010
Partners in Prevention 2010 Backgrounder
Partners in Prevention 2010 is a new workplace health and safety conference and trade show for Ontario businesses. The event is taking place at the International Centre, which is located at 6900 Airport Road in Mississauga, May 4 – 5, 2010, with a pre-conference program for small businesses and organizational leaders on May 3, 2010.
Nov 11, 2009
Understanding workplace violence legislation
IAPA helps firms get ready for compliance
IAPA will be holding a number of Management Briefings and half-day Workshops across the province to help employers and workers understand and prepare for Bill 168 requirements.
Oct 28, 2009
Corporate Wellness Solutions at Forum North 2009
Workplace Health and Safety Solutions Presented in Thunder Bay
Corporate wellness is the focus of the health and safety conference and trade show, Forum North 2009.
Sep 10, 2009
Stamptek Receives First IAPA Health & Safety Achievement Award
StampTek of Toronto, Ontario received its first IAPA Health & Safety Achievement Award today.
Sep 10, 2009
Being Prepared is Your Best Defence
IAPA Pandemic Planning Course for Businesses
A pandemic may seriously affect your business. Take precautions to limit the impact it could have the health and safety of your employees, the continuity of business operations, and your company’s bottom line.
August 20, 2009
IAPA Raises $10,000 for Safe Kids Canada at its Annual Golf Tournament
IAPA raised $10,000 for Safe Kids Canada, the national injury prevention program of The Hospital for Sick Children, at its golf tournament held on August 18, 2009. The annual event, in its seventh year, took place at the Glen Eagle Golf Club in Caledon, Ontario.
August 17, 2009
AirBoss Rubber Compounding Receives IAPA Level I H&S Achievement Award
IAPA presented AirBoss Rubber Compounding with a Health & Safety Achievement Award today.
July 24, 2009
Two Stratford Firms Receive IAPA Level I Health & Safety Awards
Two Stratford, Ontario-based firms were recognized today with IAPA Level I Health & Safety Achievement Awards.
June 2, 2009
Surviving summer – the tragic story of an injured young worker
He wanted to earn some extra spending money. Instead, he earned himself a trip to the hospital, a body full of scars, and a story that no one should have to tell. Eric Olivieri was 16 when he suffered a serious workplace injury. Hear him recall what happened, the extent of his injuries, his recovery, and the lessons that he learned along the way.
May 25, 2009
Mental Health in the Workplace Feature Topic at Education is the Key 2009
Mental health in the workplace will be a feature topic during IAPA’s Education is the Key 2009 Health and Safety Conference & Trade Show taking place June 16 at the Lamplighter Inn, located at 591 Wellington Road in London.
May 20, 2009
Invitrogen Canada Inc. Receives IAPA Level I Health & Safety Award
IAPA presented Invitrogen Canada Inc. with a Level I Health & Safety Achievement Award this morning at its Burlington, Ontario location.
May 19, 2009
Franke Kindred Canada Limited Receives Top IAPA Health & Safety Award
Franke Kindred Canada Limited received IAPA’s Level III Health & Safety Achievement Award today in recognition of its accomplishments in making its workplace healthy and safe.
May 12, 2009
Call for Nominations Now Open - 2010 IAPA Russ Ramsay Media Awards
IAPA has officially opened its call for nominations for the 2010 IAPA Russ Ramsay Media Awards for Excellence in Health and Safety Reporting.
May 1, 2009
Helder Botelho Appointed Chair of IAPA Board of Directors
Helder Botelho of AOC Resins & Coatings has been appointed Chair of the IAPA Board of Directors for 2009-2010.
April 30, 2009
NAOSH Week: What are you doing to Make It Home Safe Every Day?
What are you doing to Make it Home Safe Every Day? Do your part to ensure that everyone returns home safely from work every day by participating in North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week, May 3 – 9, 2009.
April 27, 2009
Health & Safety Solutions Presented at Superior 2009
Mental health in the workplace will be the focus at the Superior 2009 Health & Safety Conference & Trade Show.
April 21, 2009
Awards Recognizing Leadership and Innovation Presented At Health & Safety Canada Today
A number of awards were handed out today at Health & Safety Canada 2009, IAPA’s annual conference and trade show.
April 20, 2009
Journalist Honoured for Outstanding Health and Safety Reporting
IAPA has proudly awarded Dan Birch with a 2009 IAPA Russ Ramsay Media Awards for Excellence in Health and Safety Reporting.
April 16, 2009
Stratford Northwestern Secondary School and Norwood District High School to Perform at LINK 2009 Youth Health & Safety Forum
IAPA is pleased to announce that Stratford Northwestern Secondary School of Stratford, Ontario is the winner of its LINK (Learning Innovative New Knowledge) drama competition.
April 15, 2009
IAPA and CCOHS Launch Health and Safety e-Courses
IAPA will be officially offering eight health and safety e-courses as part of a new partnership with the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS).
April 7, 2009
Breaking the Stigma of Mental Illness in the Workplace
Mental health in the workplace is emerging as one of the most challenging issues for employers. On Monday, April 20, 2009, Health & Safety Canada 2009 puts the spotlight on this topic when IAPA presents the Forum on Mental Health and features the launch of Guarding Minds @ Work.
March 31, 2009
Koch Heat Transfer Canada LP Receives IAPA Level II Health & Safety Award
IAPA presented Koch Heat Transfer Canada LP with a Level II Health & Safety Achievement Award this morning at its Sarnia, Ontario location. Koch Heat Transfer Canada LP designs and manufactures heat transfer products in Sarnia and Toronto.
March 23, 2009
Leadership Summit 2009
Join the new way of doing business. During these uncertain times, as company closings and layoffs continue to make headlines, Leadership Summit 2009 will put the spotlight on a new way of doing business, by focusing on what matters most – employees.
March 2, 2009
Health & Safety Canada 2009 Conference and Trade Show
IAPA’s Health & Safety Canada 2009 Conference and Trade Show, the largest event of its kind in Canada, will be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, from April 20 – 22, 2009.
January 19, 2009
GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy Canada Inc. Tubing Receives IAPA Level III Health & Safety Award
IAPA presented its first Health & Safety Achievement Award of 2009 to GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy Canada Inc. Tubing earlier today.
January 15, 2009
Leadership Summit 2009
a one-day presentation as part of the largest health and safety conference in Canada
January 14, 2009
“Imagine. Innovate. Inspire.”
Health & Safety Canada 2009 Conference and Trade Show
April 20 – 22, 2009
January 12, 2009
Journalism Award Deadline Fast Approaching
The application deadline for the 2009 IAPA Russ Ramsay Media Awards for Excellence in Health and Safety Reporting is Tuesday, February 3, 2009.