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Final day to sign up for virtual mining safety conference

Event hosted by Workplace Safety North runs April 14

Today is the final day participants can sign up for the Workplace Safety North Virtual Mining Health and Safety Conference.

Slated for April 14, the one-day event will feature speakers and panels addressing the topics of leadership, mentorship and mental health.

The conference is free to attend, but registration is required.

“Although it’s our annual mining event, the keynote speakers will be talking about subjects of interest to all industries, and that is leadership and mentorship,” said Paul Andre, WSN’s president and CEO, in a news release.

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Keynote speakers include Drew Dudley, a leadership expert, and Dave Wilkin, the founder of the mentorship platform

Monte McNaughton, the province’s minister of labour, training and skills development, will also be on hand to make an announcement.

Additional components of the event include a tradeshow, technical breakout sessions, and a panel featuring mining industry experts discussing the future of the sector.

A full schedule of events is available here.

Headquartered in North Bay, Workplace Safety North provides provincewide, ministry-approved workplace health and safety training and services for the mining and forest products industries.