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Province and SAFE Work Manitoba launch new online course to prepare youth for job market

The Manitoba government and SAFE Work Manitoba are launching a new online Young Worker Readiness Certificate course to teach youth the basics about workers’ and employers’ rights and responsibilities for safety and health in the workplace.
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Cannabis legal, WSCC releases educational materials about impairment in the workplace

With cannabis now legal for recreational use in Canada, the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut has released online educational materials aimed at employers and workers on impairment in the workplace.
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WSIB honored with Ontario Psychological Association 2018 Public Service Award

The WSIB’s collaborative Community Mental Health Program has been honored with the 2018 Public Service Award from the Ontario Psychological Association.
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WorkSafeBC chaired First Responders Mental Health Committee receives Dr. Joseph H. Cohen Award for Public Safety

The Justice Institute of British Columbia Foundation has awarded the WorkSafeBC chaired BC First Responders Mental Health Committee with the Dr. Joseph H. Cohen Award in recognition of its outstanding work to increase awareness of and support for positive mental health among first res
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Gold Certification awarded to the CNESST for gender parity

The Chair of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of the Commission des normes, de l’équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail, Manuelle Oudar, is pleased to announce that the CNESST was awarded Gold Parity Certification at the Women in Governance’s Annual R
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New Chair Appointed to Workers’ Compensation Board of Alberta

WCB Alberta board member Grace Thostenson has been appointed as the new chair of the board.
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WorkSafeNB tightens opioid prescribing guidelines

WorkSafeNB has changed the way it manages opioid prescriptions for clients recovering from workplace injuries.
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Workplace fatalities in Saskatchewan increase in 2018

The Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board released data today documenting a rise in the number of workplace fatalities in the province during the first eight months of 2018. From Jan. 1 to Aug. 31 of 2018, there were 37 workplace fatalities.
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WorkSafe Saskatchewan educates workers, employers on workplace impairment

As part of ongoing efforts to help prepare workplaces for the legalization of cannabis, WorkSafe Saskatchewan has added some additional resources for employers to its website and launched an awareness campaign targeting Saskatchewan workers.
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WorkSafeNB recognizes 2018 Safety Stars

WorkSafeNB announced the recipients of its 2018 Safety Star Awards at its annual Health and Safety Conference in Fredericton. Its Health and Safety Educator Awards recognize teachers or school administrators who put safety first in and out of the classroom.
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