The Ministry of Labour is doing a Mining Safety Blitz checking for preventative measures around occupational diseases.

Workers may be at risk for occupational diseases due to physical, chemical, or biological exposures in underground and surface mines. These hazards can result in workers experiencing serious injuries, long term health effects, and even death.

 

Source: MOL http://www.labour.gov.on.ca/english/hs/sawo/pubs/fs_miningdisease.php