Occupational Disease Prevention


In 2011, WorkplaceNL released A strategy for the prevention of known occupational diseases. The mandate is to promote health and safety in Newfoundland and Labrador workplaces and to prevent workplace injuries and diseases. This strategy provides a framework for raising awareness about known occupational diseases in the province.

Pregnancy in the Mining Industry

Mining is one of the oldest industries in Newfoundland and Labrador. Exploration continues in addition to the many metal and mineral mines currently in operation. Historically, mining has been associated with specific workplace hazards and occupational disease development among workers...find out more

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