The Manitouwadge High Scholl is the winner of all-expense paid Much Video Dance from "Passport to Safety". This prize was the result of 99% of students in Manitouwadge completing the Passport to Safety Challenge. This is the highest of any Ontario school.

1st Safety Community Conference on Injury Surveillance
September 12 - 16, 2005
National registers of injuries - experiences and challenges. Local registers of injuries - experiences and challenges. Preventing injuries - how to register data?
For further information and/or to register for attendance at the conference:

On February 10, 2005 the Council of Ontario Construction Associations (COCA) officially launched its new interactive Safety Learning site "The Safety Edge" - This site was developed to engage construction firms in better safety practices.The Council of Ontario Construction Associations (COCA), along with The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) and the Construction Safety Association of Ontario (CSAO), have tested and developed The Safety Edge to reach small construction firms.

Supervisors Certification Program offered in Thunder Bay....

Basic Certification Training - Manufacturing

Transportation of Dangerous Goods Training...for more details

Ontario Injury Compass - January 2005....

Students and young workers - be aware of three important rights in the workplace


The SnoPac mandate is to promote awareness, education and enforcement
of safe snowmobiling throughout Northwestern Ontario
On March 1, 2005, names were drawn for the SNOPAC Promotional Wallet Safe Snowmobiling Contest. Representatives from the SnoPac committee were on hand on Friday, March 4, 2005 to award the prizes.
The winners were:
1st Prize Houseboat Rental at Dog Lake Resort
Mike Kuechler of Holland Landing, ON
2nd Prize Snowmobile helmet, jacket and Packsack with First Aid Kit
Darren Warpula of Thunder Bay
3rd Prize Snowmobile helmet and First Aid kit
Terry Parkinson of Balmertown, ON
For more information about SnoPac, contact:
Judi Marton, SnoPac Chair
Thunder Bay District Health Unit
(807) 625-8848