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December 6, 2018

WCB coverage expanded for Saskatchewan firefightersPA Now, SK

December 5, 2018

P.E.I.’s Workers Compensation Board average employer rates reducedThe Guardian, PE

Firefighters get presumptive coverage under new WCB lawRegina Leader Post, SK

December 4, 2018

Workers to qualify for coverage for PTSD diagnosis due to work-related traumaCBC News, NL

Carpal tunnel syndrome over 3 times more common in women workersBLR, TN

December 3, 2018

Saskatchewan Federation of Labour, NDP calling on changes to workplace safety due to high deathsGlobal News, SK

Worker gets benefits after resignation due to airborne contaminantsCanadian Safety Reporter, ON

November 30, 2018

Province takes step to ban mandatory high heels at workplaces in AlbertaCBC News, AB

Watch: Alberta bans mandatory high heels at workEdmonton Journal, AB

November 29, 2018

Emergency beacons should be mandatory on all fishing vessels, says Senate reportCBC News, NS

Clearwater is latest Tampa Bay government to sue opioid industryTampa Bay Times, FL

Injured workers identify care concerns, satisfaction ratesBusiness Insurance, NY

Kula: Workmen’s Compensation Act 1952 to be abolishedNew Straits Times, KUALA LUMPUR

November 27, 2018

New Brunswick to amend legislation to ensure ‘sustainability’ of WorkSafeNBGlobal News, NB

Impairment in the workplace — What you need to knowJournal of Commerce, BC

Opioids In The Workplace: New Survey Shows Growing Impact And Increasing Need For Employers To Act NowBusiness Wire, CN

California must improve conditions for the workers who help prevent firesThe Sacramento Bee, CA

November 26, 2018

Fishermen train for a rescue in an industry full of dangerCBC News, NS

Uncertain route to recoup workers’ comp overchargesLeigh Valley Business, PA

November 25, 2018

Locked and uploaded: Employers use wearable devices to monitor, learn more about their workersChicago Tribune, IL

‘Enough is enough': Attacks on staff, overtime hours rising at state psychiatric hospitalMDJ Online, AUS

November 24, 2018

A nurse left her workplace because of PTSD. Now, she’s helping change itCBC News, NL

November 23, 2018

‘Distressing’ number of teachers assaulted in West Australia – The West, AUS

November 21, 2018

Head injuries and the CFL: Grievance and class-action suit still pendingRegina Leader-Post, SK

Gabriela Wolfe on the Legal Implications of Marijuana Use in the WorkplaceLexology, UK

Kentucky Lawmakers Want To Repeal Changes To Black Lung Workers’ CompWFPL, KY

War on Opioids Reaches Into Federal Workers’ Health DataBloomberg Law, VA

November 20, 2018

Agents at the Canada-U.S. border more susceptible to cancer, report findsCBC News, ON

Should first responders injured on the job receive more than standard workers comp?OWTAJ News, PA

November 18, 2018

Editorial: Employers should join opioid battleBoston Herald, MA

November 17, 2018

World Rugby medical officer treats workers like top athletesFinancial Review, AUS

Pending workers comp bill will dramatically spike litigation, lawyer saysPrairie State Wire, IL

Bid to revolutionize workers’ compensation just got a $15 million boostStartland, MI

November 16, 2018

Ontario workplace safety board reviewing Uber Eats following Marketplace investigationCBC Marketplace, ON

November 15, 2018

High percentage of opioid overdose victims worked in construction industry, says StatsCan reportCBC News, BC

University takes collaborative approach to coming back from workplace injury and illnessUToday, AB

November 14, 2018

P.E.I. introduces legislation to tackle workplace harassmentThe Guardian, PE

November 13, 2018

First responders forced to watch out for distracted motorists when tending to workThe Telegraph, NL 

New Digital Tool Aims to Improve Workers’ Compensation for Pharmacy ServicesPharmacy Times, NJ

Opioid Action Plan aimed at curbing misuse among federal employeesSafety and Health, IL

New Orleans pipe manufacturer not liable in death of temporary ‘borrowed employee,’ federal judge rulesLouisana Record, LO

November 12, 2018

Nuclear fallout: $15.5 billion in compensation and countingMy Sun Coast, NM

Workers injured on roads will have to choose between insurance schemesCanberra Times, AUS

November 9, 2018

2019 N.B. workers’ compensation rates set to be highest in Canada – Global News, NB

Fredericton chamber calls on PCs to end ‘skyrocketing’ WorkSafeNB premiumsCBC, NB

Nova Scotia improves access to PTSD benefitsCos Mag, CAN

November 7, 2018

New provincial safety grant gives farm employers a ‘helping hand’Alberta Farm Express, AB

November 6, 2018

Tesla’s on-site health clinic accused of undercounting worker injuriesThe Verge, NY

November 5, 2018

Local woman spearheading effort to help injured workersBlackburn News, ON

November 4, 2018

2018 Innovation Awards: Workers Compensation AutomationBusiness Insurance, NY

November 2, 2018

Emergency dispatcher tried to ‘brush off’ her PTSD, until she couldn’tCBC Radio, CAN

November 1, 2018

Opioid use often persists in workers’ compensation claimantsMedical Xpress, UK

OPINION: No substitute for safety, or wearing a PFD - The Chronicle Herald, NS

October 29, 2018

13 psychological factors for workplace mental health - HRM Online, CDA

Quebec Provides Guidance on New Time Limit for Filing Complaints of Psychological Harassment - JD Supra Legal News, ON

Exhausted workers a danger on land, sea and air, transportation board warns - The Chronical Herald, NS 

October 25, 2018

Federal anti-harassment and violence legislation receives Royal Assent - Canada Newswire, CAN

October 24, 2018

GUEST COLUMN: Want to improve workers’ compensation? Listen to the workersThe Telegram, NL

October 22, 2018

Updates to workers’ compensation rules just the beginning for helping Nova Scotia’s first responders: NDP - Global News, NS

October 18, 2018

Nurses deliver 24,000 anti-violence postcards to B.C. Health Minister - Terrace Standard, BC

October 17, 2018

N.S. to broaden PTSD benefits for first responders as of next week - The Chronicle Herald, NS

It’s still not ok to be high on the job: WorkSafeBC - Richmond News, BC

Cannabis now legal – but how will it impact your organization? - HRM Online, CDA

October 16, 2018

“Right to disconnect” from work has major support, says fed report - Workers’ Health and Safety Centre, ON

New grant program helps farm employers cover workplace safety costsCalgary Herald, AB

October 15, 2018

Alberta adds reinstatement requirements to workers’ compensation obligationsCos Mag, CAN

Ontario Human Rights Commission releases updated policy before pot legalization - OHS Canada, ON

Violent videos put journalists at increased risk of post-traumatic stress - Medical Xpress, UK

Union ready to fight too-restrictive workplace rules on cannabis - The London Free Press, ON

#AfterMeToo group creating digital centre for suvivors of workplace violence - Chronicle Hearld, NS

What wellness issues are affecting contractors?Building Indiana, IN

October 14, 2018

At least 29 Sask. rural municipalities don’t have legally required harassment policies - CBC, SK

October 13, 2018

Opinion: Health-care workers at risk for mental illness - Edmonton Journal, AB

October 12, 2018

Is loneliness the next employee wellness frontier?Benefits Canada, QC

NIOSH Publishes Fact Sheet on Workplace Naloxone ProgramsOHS Online, TX

October 11, 2018

Blanket ban’ on pot smoking for some workers could be challenged in court, union warns - CBC

Liberals eyed rules for cannabis use by workers, drug testing, documents show - Canadian Occupational Safety

Experts say more safety education needed for workers - CTV

B.C. government to register migrant workers and their employers and recruiters - Vancouver Sun

October 10, 2018

Medical marijuana industry sees boost ahead of legalization — but will it last? - CBC

WestJet bans staff in safety-sensitive jobs from off-duty cannabis use. - Canadian Occupational Safety

The biggest lung disease crisis since asbestos: Our love of stone kitchen benchtops is killing workers - ABC

October 9, 2018

Toronto police officers can’t use cannabis within 28 days of working - Toronto Star

“Making the invisible visible” The 20th ILO International Conference of Labour Statisticians opens in Geneva-  ILO

Experts express concern about refinery safety in wake of Irving blast - Canadian Occupational Safety

October 8, 2018

Post-traumatic stress disorder rising among British military veterans, study suggests - Telegraph, UK

Elephant leadership in safety can completely silence those who know better – EHS Today

Opinion: Small businesses dealing with workers and opioids - Cincinati.com

October 5, 2018

A look at four benefits plan models for covering medical marijuanaBenefits Canada

October 4, 2018

Rescue training operation helps agencies work together while raising awareness about workplace mental health - The Telegram

Nova Scotia opens Office of Workplace Mental Health Office - Canadian Occupational Safety

October 3, 2018

Increases to Penalties under WA Occupational Health and Safety Legislation - The National Law Review

October 2, 2018

8 keys to developing a successful return to work program - Benefit News

A Culture of Safety Ownership - EHS Today

Overwork linked to higher risks of diabetes in women, not men: Study – Canadian Occupational Safety

October 1, 2018

Supporting healthcare workers’ mental health is good for patient care - The Globe and Mail

The ROI on fostering a psychologically safe workplace - HRM Online

OSHA and DOT Laws—Which Apply to Facility and Operations and When?Occupational Health and Safety

September 28, 2018

The Issue with StressEHS Today

September 27, 2018

Hospital security guards facing increased violence due to meth crisis - Canadian Occupational Safety

Canada Set to Address Workplace Bullying & Harassment - When the Abuser goes to work

September 26, 2018

Province removing WCB from summary accountsWinnipeg Sun, MB

Work-related cancers: Growing demand for urgent action - The Parliament Magazine

Workers groups cry foul as WSIB celebrates financial milestone - Toronto Star

September 25, 2018

Workplace violence growing in education sector, study finds - Workers Health and Safety Centre

September 24, 2018

Learning to Live With the New Silica Rule - EHS Today

September 20, 2018

WorkSafeBC launches kitchen safety campaign featuring Fairmont Chateau’s Isabel Chung – Pique News Magazine

September 19, 2018

Time for B.C. to modernize workplace rights to include gig economy workers - The Province

Why Precarious Work Threatens the Health of Millennials - The Tyee

EAP mental health enquiries have risen by almost a third since 2017 - Employee Benefits

Ombudsman mulls new probe after 3 Ontario police suicides - Canadian Occupational Safety

Flexible work may boost employee performance: report - Human Resource Director

September 18, 2018

The realities of workplace violence for emergency nurses - The Hill

SLC 2018 Q&A: The Safety Professional’s Role in Preventing Workplace Bullying - EHS Today

All but one of 10 workers injured in crash between bus and truck out of hospital - OHS Canada

September 17, 2018

New Brunswick passes workplace violence, harassment legislation - Canadian Occupational Safety

Mental health matters - Truck News

September 15, 2018

You shouldn’t have to risk your life just to have a job - New West Record

September 14, 2018

What Happens When Gig-Economy Workers Become Employees - The Atlantic

September 13, 2018

Legal, medical cannabis still posing challenges for employers: Survey - Canadian Occupational Safety

Can you tell if your employees have poor mental health? - Human Resources Director

Disaster Preparedness, Recovery and Employee Safety During Hurricane Season - EHS Today

September 12, 2018

Medical marijuana system will continue after legalization, says Health Canada - CBC

September 10, 2018

Fighting sexual harassment helps women rise through ranks: PM - CTV News

Worker Shortage and Opioids Endanger Construction Safety - EHS Today

September 9, 2018

Learning to adapt to the growing gig economy - Plant

September 6, 2018

Amendments to Quebec’s Act Respecting Labour Standards: Employers, please fasten your seat belts - Employment Law Today

September 5, 2018

What’s new in policy? Bill 30 amends the Workers’ Compensation Act and includes a number of new provisions – Workers’ Compensation Board Alberta

September 4, 2018

Commemorative coin will mark passing of P.E.I.’s Bill 102The Guardian, PE

WCB Nova Scotia releases 2019 employer assessment rates (9/4/18) - Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia

The Gig Economy Is Hurting Millennials’ Mental Health: Study - Huffington Post

August 31, 2018

Women in education sector at greater risk of workplace violence But men in health care more likely to have lost-time claims due to assault - Canadian Occupational Safety

August 29, 2018

WorkplaceNL minister, industry meeting on safety, compensation mattersCos Mag, CAN

WorkSafeBC report: Employers failed to protect workers killed in ammonia leakCTV News, Vancouver

Canada: The Interplay Between Workers’ Compensation And The Duty To Accommodate - Mondaq

August 24, 2018

Campaign calling on health care workers to report workplace violenceRegina Leaderpost

August 22, 2018

Hearing-test data reveals steady rise in hearing loss among oil and gas drilling workersVoice, BC

August 21, 2018

Physical violence more common in healthcare facilities than hacking and cyber attacks, survey showsHealthcare Finance News, IL

Fitch Report: Weakened Workers Compensation Results in 2019Insurance Journal, NY

Truck driving rates as most dangerous job, study findsSydney Morning Herald, AUS

August 20, 2018

What does the Alberta NDP’s victory on farm safety mean for its chances in rural areas?National Post, AB

August 16, 2018

One of Alberta’s highest-paid public servants leaving post at WCBEdmonton Journal, AB

Opioids Top the Drug List in California Workers’ Comp Polypharmacy ClaimsCalifornia Workers’ Compensation Institute, CA

August 15, 2018

N.S. family’s lawsuit in workplace death could set precedentCBC News, NS

Massachusetts to explore potential link between opioid deaths and compBusiness Insurance, NY

August 14, 2018

Worker’s Compensation Insurers Face Rise in Car AccidentsFender Bender, MN

August 13, 2018

Riskiest workplaces to get extra safety supportMy Business, AUS

August 6, 2018

Substitute hurt in Texas shootings calls for more trainingLTMonline, TX

Uber driver insurance program not workers comp, but provides similar benefitsBusiness Insurance, NY

National support network needed for police mental health, federation saysCanberra Times, AUS

August 3, 2018

Be good to yourself: Lessons learned after four weeks of stress leaveWinnipeg Free Press, MB

July 30 2018

P.E.I. employers may soon be required to develop workplace harassment policyThe Guardian, PE

July 28, 2018

Workers comp claims soar in Correction DepartmentNY Post, NY

July 27, 2018

Industry Voices: Workplace safety improves in B.C.Journal of Commerce, BC

July 25, 2018

PTSD awareness lip-sync videos go viralVernon Morning Star, BC

Proposed WorkSafeNB rates could reach highest in CanadaCBC News, NB

Proposal to add workplace harassment to workplace safety legislationCBC News, PEI

Fernie Memorial Arena worker deaths caused by aging equipment failure, poor decisions: reportCBC News, BC

How ‘a couple of Alberta boys’ developed a potentially lifesaving coverall modificationCBC News, AB

Hospital consolidation, Medicare set-asides spur workers’ comp hikes in Florida, nationwideWatchdog.org, FL

July 23, 2018

Furor gives way to compromise on farm safety rulesAlberta Farmer, AB

Stress a daily companion for transit driversWinnipeg Free Press, MB

Seattle council approves ‘bill of rights’ for domestic workersKOMO News, WA

Employers would be granted some relief from asbestos lawsuits under proposed Pa. lawPenn Record, PA

July 19, 2018

WorkSafeNB rates plummeted before so-called skyrocketing, says ombudCBC News, NB

July 17, 2018

WorkSafeNB task force report submitted – Government of New Brunswick

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf releases guidelines on prescribing opioids to injured workersThe Morning Call, PA

Colorado denies widow half of late husband’s workers’ compensation due to his marijuana useDenver Post, CO

Stress leave, workers compensation up fourfold for Tasmanian child protection workersABC News, AUS

July 15, 2018

P.E.I. Workers Compensation Board indicates duration for claims downThe Guardian, PE

July 12, 2018

Alta. opposition off base on farm safety legislationThe Western Producer, AB

July 13, 2018

RNC officer on verge of quitting finds ‘dream job’ with mounted unitCBC News, NL

July 11, 2018

Injured Claimant Entitled to Medical Marijuana, Workers’ Comp Judge RulesLaw.com, NY

July 8, 2018

Farm safety association appoints first executive directorEdmonton Journal, AB

CFL players deserve full care for on-field injuries, not one-year coverageThe Province, BC

Workers Compensation Board announces new grant programThe Guardian, PE

How outdoor workers are staying safe in P.E.I.’s hot weatherCBC News, PE

July 5, 2018

Workplace stress a main cause of mental health issues, study findsGlobe and Mail, ON

Pinnacol’s Cake leverages microservices and AI to bring workers’ comp to small businessDigital Insurance, NY

Offshore training puts people in real-life simulationsCBC News, NL

Falls sending more Canadians to hospital: reportCTV News, ON

Workplace Injuries Due To Falls Spike Across CountryVOCM, NL

July 1, 2018

The Far-Reaching, Positive Impact of Workplace Drug TestingOHS Online, TX

June 29, 2018

NYC drivers for Uber, other apps to get vision care coverageThe Washington Post, DC

New rules for California workplace injuries, illnessesNorth Bay Business Journal, CA

June 26, 2018

Cache Creek adopts new flood workplace policy after death of Fire Chief Clayton CassidyCBC News, BC

Outgoing Hill staffer calls for workplace culture shift after suicide attemptsCBC News, ON

IHSA and OSWCA issue joint statement on recent workplace fatalitiesDaily Commercial News, ON

June 25, 2018

Late Victoria fire chief remembered for his quiet dedication, leadershipSaanich News, BC

How much should I pay my retiring dad?American Agriculturalist, TX

Burn Pits are the New Agent Orange: The Limited Circle of Concern for Pollution Victims of WarVerdict Justia, CA

June 23, 2018

Civilian contractors, civilian government employees facing difficult situations after burn pit exposureKDH News, TX

June 22, 2018

Proposed Revision of the Workers Compensation ActGovernment of British Columbia, BC

New West pub fined after line cook dies of meat slicer injuryCTV News, BC

California Workers’ Comp Rating Bureau Exploring Blockchain, Behavioral ScienceInsurance Journal, CA

June 19, 2018

Royal Newfoundland Constabulary to start criminal investigation at every workplace where serious injury, death occurCBC News, NL

Usamate explains delay in workers’ compensation casesFiji Times, Fiji

June 18, 2018

WorkCover warns employers not to attend medical appointments for injured workersABC News, AUS

June 16, 2018

France Telecom suicides: Former bosses face trialBBC News, UK

June 15, 2018

Sleepy workers lead to workplace dangersThe Denver Channel, CO

June 14, 2018

Ontario workplaces are 1.6% safer than last year: WSIBPLANT, ON

The horrific double standard in South Australia’s workers’ compensation lawsIn Daily, AUS

June 13, 2018

Safety on the rise for Ontario construction workers, WSIB reportsOn-Site Mag, ON

Employers seek safeguards against pot-related risks in workplaceCBC News, ON

June 12, 2018

Supreme Court ‘put employers on notice’ they’re responsible for workplace deaths, harassment — even for people who aren’t their employeesThe Star Vancouver, BC

11 years after trooper’s death, Lockport widow seeking 9/11 compensationBuffalo News, NY

June 11, 2018

Lola the Vancouver Fire Trauma Dog Will Help Her Human Colleagues Cope With StressAdvocator, BC

June 10, 2018

Vancouver Fire introducing trauma dog to help members with mental health issuesNews 1130, BC

Injuries during lunch breaks to count as workplace accidentsKorea Herald, KOR

June 8, 2018

California workers’ comp insurer cuts way back on opioid spendingSan Francisco Chronicle, CA

Perth parents keep students home from public school after repeated violent outburstsThe West, AUS

June 6, 2018

Alberta farmers waiting ‘with bated breath’ for new rules covering young hired handsThe Star Calgary, AB

June 5, 2018

PTSD Bill WelcomedCKPG Today, BC

Ohio comp rate reduction program targets safety at small workplacesBusiness Insurance, NY

Workers’ compensation for the birds or the bees, but not bothThe Sydney Morning Herald, AUS

June 4, 2018

Supreme Court of Canada Upholds Workers’ Compensation Order Against Site OwnerLexology, BC

Study: Time off, lawyers push Illinois workers compensation costs upIllinois News Network, IL

June 3, 2018

Workplace NL Wants PRIME FeedbackVOCM, NL

May 30, 2018

New WorkSafeNB CEO determined to tackle rising premiums charged to employersCBC News, NB

May 28, 2018

Workplace bullying, harassment targeted in OHS changesEdmonton Journal, AB

May 26, 2018

Staff injuries caused by students up 50 percent this year for Fargo’s public schoolsWDAY 6, ND

May 23, 2018

Cameras could keep road construction crews alive, safety advocate saysCBC News, NL

Medical Marijuana and Workers’ Compensation: Burning Questions That Need AnswersThe Legal Intelligencer, PA

Accidents in Construction industry second to those in mining sectorLusaka Times, Zambia

Bill to raise workers’ compensation capsThe Guam Daily Post, Guam

May 22, 2018

PTSD now covered under P.E.I. Workers Compensation ActJournal Pioneer, PEI

May 21, 2018

Former players say Seahawks foil injury claims filed with stateKing5, WA

Work falls: Employers face on-the-spot fines if safety ignoredThe Riot Act .com, AUS

May 18, 2018

SCC upholds claim of workers compensation against a non-employerCanadian Lawyer Magazine, ON

Supreme Court affirms workers’ compensation board’s authority to impose fine on forestry companyThe Lawyer’s Daily, ON

Blockchain will have major role in aiding comp transactions, expert saysBusiness Insurance, NY

May 17, 2018

‘It’s hard on everybody:’ Port Hood, N.S. mourns fishermen’s deathsCOS-MAG, CDA

May 16, 2018

Medical Marijuana Loses its Appeal – The Skinny on Skinner Part 1Lexology, CDA

Widow’s campaign for justiceFarnham Herald, UK

May 14, 2018

Vancouver Police Department steps up enforcement in support of roadside-worker safetyCNW, BC

Safety champions to receive awards in SydneyCape Breton Post, NS

After Caviar courier’s death, what about gig workers’ rights?The Inquirer, PA

May 11, 2018

N.S. nurses use TV ads to sound alarm over workplace violenceCTV News, Atlantic

May 10, 2018

Italian researchers develop lighter, cheaper robotic handCTV News, CDA

May 8, 2018

Can we predict psychological health risks in the workplace? - The Chronical Herald, NS

Safety leaders gather on P.E.I. for annual conference - The Guardian, PE

Province broadens access to mental health services and compensation for first respondersAshcroft Cache Creek Journal, BC

Miss Tennessee to speak on opioid crisis at Tennessee Workers’ Compensation ConferenceHerald Chronical, TN

May 4, 2018

P.E.I. government introduces new PTSD legislation, despite private member’s billThe Guardian, PE

Georgetown County School District buzzing over new droneWPDE News, SC

May 3, 2018

B.C. nurses rally over inclusion in PTSD billTerrace Standard, BC

May 2, 2018

27 Saskatchewan workplace deaths in 2017 ‘unacceptable': WCBGlobal News, SK

Editorial: Eliminate need for Day of MourningSalmon Arm Observer, BC

A California ruling threatens the gig economyWired, CA

April 28, 2018

N.L.’s lost-time injury rate at all-time low, but hearing loss continues to riseCBC News, NL

April 27, 2018

Marking National Day of MourningBreakfast Television, ON

Baranyai: Workplace training key for safety of newcomersThe London Free Press, ON

Wolf vetoes workers comp prescription drug billThe Morning Call, PA

April 26, 2018

Three years after a trench collapse killed a 55-year-old labourer in Edmonton, a $50,000 donation in his name is bringing changeThe Star, AB

Opinion: Compensate victims of workplace bullyingWinnipeg Free Press, MB

Concern on Tasmanian farms over rising costs for Workers CompensationABC.net, AUS

Workers injured in production facilities a tale as old as timeSan Francisco Examiner, CA

April 25, 2018

Cannabis policy in high demand for Saskatchewan businessesCBC News, SK

LETTERS: A mother remembers the loss of a son to workplace fatalityManitoulin Expositor, ON

Workers’ Comp System Hit By Opioid CrisisWGCU News, FL

April 24, 2018

Opinion | Harassment and violence should never be part of the jobToronto Star, ON 

NCCI Examines the Impact of Opioids on the Workers Compensation SystemPR Newswire, USA

April 23, 2018

Workers’ compensation, 1918: the beginningsNB Media Co-op, NB

Increased violence at Sask. health-care facilities prompts security reviewRegina Leader-Post, SK

Managing an employee with mental health issues – what you need to knowHuman Resources Director, AUS

Fight against opioids impacts workers’ comp spending, myMatrixx report findsBiz Journals, FL

Fighting the opioid crisis in workers’ compensationBladen Journal, NC

April 21, 2018

N.L. employees may need ‘device break’The Telegram, NL

WCB changes could impact some carriersTruck News, AB

April 20, 2018

Day of mourningCastanet, BC

April 19, 2018

Wearable device logs workforce twists and turnsBusiness Insurance, CA

April 18, 2018

Public servant sacked for criticising refugee policy on Twitter wins workers compensation caseNews.com, AUS

April 17, 2018

Navigating cannabis in the workplaceThe Chronicle Herald, NS

Travelers adds telemedicine as workers’ compensation sector warms up to digital healthMedCity News, USA

April 15, 2018

University of Toronto criticized for poor handling of asbestos issues on campusThe Globe and Mail, ON

April 14, 2018

Workplace safety campaign addresses commercial fishing risksMontreal Gazette, QC

April 12, 2018

Dealing with workplace psychological stress now a bigger priority for WorkplaceNL, CEO tells Corner Brook conferenceThe Western Star, NL

A wise employer doesn’t try to judge whether employee is sickCalgary Herald, AB

Union calls for nurses to be included in workers mental health legislationRevelstoke Review, BC

Union ‘disappointed’ nurses left out of proposed PTSD legislationNews 1130, BC

April 11, 2018

Services and compensation to be made easier for first responders after traumatic incidentsCHEK News, BC

B.C. first responders to get better mental health supportColumbia Valley Pioneer, BC

First responders with PTSD to get more support from VictoriaNews 1130, BC

April 10, 2018

Psychological safety not yet on the radar of most senior leadersThe Chronicle Herald, NS

Dangerous profession: nursing home assistants report three times the injuries of other workersMcKnight’s, OH

April 8, 2018

Fundraiser set up for first respondersCityNews, SK

After The Sirens – CBC Docs POV, CAN

April 6, 2018

Opposition MLA questions why government didn’t act on bill extending PTSD support to workersCBC, PEI

Arland Bruce files concussion-related grievance against CFL and five teamsOttawa Sun, ON

April 5, 2018

Kicked, bit, and hit, Ontario nurses want people to know about the violence they faceCBC News, ON

April 4, 2018

Union says Durham’s response to city workers robbed on the job falls shortHerald Sun, NC

March 29, 2018

New Young Worker Industry Videos Introduce Health and Safety Topics – Workplace Safety North, ON

Cancer and trauma lead causes of injury and death claims among firefighters: StudyVancouver Sun, BC

Hacking the YukonYukon News, YK

March 28, 2018

Cancer the leading cause of death for Canadian firefighters: studyCTV News, BC

March 27, 2018

Employers report high satisfaction with P.E.I. Workers Compensation BoardJournal Pioneer, PEI

Workplace deaths and injuries dropped in 2017, but there’s a long way to go to Mission: ZeroRegina Leader-Post, SK

WCB in good financial shape as number of injuries decreasePrince Albert Daily Herald, SK

How a Haitian asylum seeker was swept up in a shadowy industry of temp agency workCBC News, QC

If a truck falls on a mechanic, is that “use” of motor vehicle?Canadian Underwriter, ON

March 26, 2018

How Trump Policies Contribute to Dire Scenario for Workers’ CompensationInsurance Journal, NY

March 23, 2018

Violence an increasing cause of injuries to health-care workers in SaskatchewanLeader Post, SK

March 21, 2018

CFLPA files grievance against CFL related to player safety and rehabilitationOHS Canada, ON

March 19, 2018

Legal marijuana will present challenges in the workplace: Regina lawyerLeader Post, SK

March 16, 2018

WorkplaceNL beefs up coverage for people in stressful jobsCBC News, NL

The RNC Welcomes Changes to Workplace NL that Recognizes Mental Health - Royal Newfoundland Constabulary, NL

Injured on the farm? Farm Safety Program wants to knowManitoba Cooperator, MB

End of the line for CFL player’s concussion lawsuitCanadian Underwriter, ON

March 15, 2018

Your letters: WSIB is improving the return-to-work processToronto Star, ON

WorkplaceNL updates policy on work-related traumatic mental health issuesThe Northern Pen, NL

Supreme Court declines to hear Arland Bruce III’s concussion caseSportsnet, BC

March 14, 2018

For gig economy workers in these states, rights are at riskCNN, USA

March 12, 2018

Guns in the workplace: What employers need to knowAnchorage Daily News, AL

March 11, 2018

Confronting workplace violence in SaskatchewanRegina Leader Post, SK

Alaska’s state-run psychiatric hospital to be investigated for allegations of workplace safety, retaliationAnchorage Daily News, AL

March 10, 2018

How is Hattiesburg making employee safety a top priority and saving taxpayers money?Hattiesburg American, MS

March 9, 2018

Atlantic Canada addressing return to workCanadian Occupational Safety, CAN

Free career safety education being offered to Sask. youthsRegina Leader Post, SK

March 8, 2018

Workers Compensation Board lays off five managers to ‘improve efficiencies’Winnipeg Free Press, MB

Yukon workers’ compensation website breach affects 270 peopleCBC News North, YK

New Law being called an ‘absolute win’ for first responders battling PTSDFirst Coast News, FL

Road construction crews fed up, protest unsafe work conditionsWSOC TV, NC

The Uberization of the economy is winning because of cucumber farmersMarketWatch, NY

March 7, 2018

How mindfulness improved NB Power’s safety recordGlobe and Mail, ON

Psychoanalyst: Peluso’s life in danger if he has to travel for workers’ compensation caseTSN.CA

Here’s another step that policymakers can take to protect injured workers from opioid addictionPenn Live, PA

March 6, 2018

N.L. employees not protected when reporting hazards: specialistThe Telegram, NL

March 5, 2018

Denver police physical therapist treats officers, saves city millionsKDVR, CO

March 1, 2018

There can be no other goal but zeroPipeline News, SK

February 28, 2018

Companies appeal fines in B.C. sawmill explosions that killed four workersThe Columbia Valley Pioneer, BC

Shipping containers and propane tanks are an explosive mixTimes Colonist, BC

Uber’s comp-style program could feed into worker classification disputeBusiness Insurance, NY

Why the approach to worker health needs to be more holisticGlobe and Mail, ON

February 26, 2018

Experiment that evacuated MUN building sparks new safety measures in engineering labs - CBC News, NL 

February 24, 2018

Ask Dr. Scott: Rigorous hypertension guidelines emergeDaily Republic, CA

February 23, 2018

Baranyai: Platitudes won’t help traumatized respondersLondon Free Press, ON

February 22, 2018

Reused shipping containers’ ‘potential for explosion significant': WorkSafeBCVancouver SUN, BC

Startup raises $4.5 million to grow technology tailored to workers’ comp industryBiz Journals, FL

Local physical therapist offering state-of-the art job performance testingLancaster Bee, NY

February 21, 2018

Nurse attacked by patient sues state hospitalUnion Leader, NH

Workers’ Comp Bill Could Aid Injured ImmigrantsWUSF News, FL

February 20, 2018

‘Trapped': Edmonton teens recall employer’s abuse at remote worksiteCBC News, AB

N.L. Liberals want to bump up injured workers’ compensationThe Telegram, NL

Amendments Will Increase Income Replacement Rate for Injured Workers in ProvinceService NL & WorkplaceNL

Proclaim PTSD law for workers: Fox demands of P.E.I. governmentThe Guardian, PE

Workplace injuries declining in SaskatchewanGlobal News, SK

Construction workers more likely to die from opioid overdosesBusiness Record, IO

Tanzania: Workers Compensation Fund Starts to ‘Spit FireAll Africa

February 18, 2018

Supreme Court ruling affirms injured workers’ rights on the jobToronto Star, ON

February 16, 2018

Gonzaga prayer service remembers lives lost on Ocean RangerThe Telegram, NL

February 15, 2018

Inspection blitz results: New and young workers and hours of workOntario.ca

Workers’ compensation awarded for injury nine minutes before deathThe Sydney Morning Herald, AUS

February 14, 2018

Arbitrator says North Bay nurse fired for speaking out about violence should get her job backCBC News, ON

Safety First Cape Breton seeks nominations for safety awards – Cape Breton Post, NS

Union Pacific facing dozen lawsuits alleging cancer-causing substances in workplaceOmaha World-Herald, NB

Remember JordanEnform, AB

February 13, 2018

Alberta Firefighters See New Cancer SupportsOkotoks Online, AB

Workers in Australia’s most dangerous jobs barely paid above nation’s average wageNews .com, AUS

February 12, 2018

Rise in Toronto subway suicides takes a toll on TTC staffGlobe and Mail, ON

Mental health advocates encourage officers to seek help following line of duty deathsKOAA News 5, CO

February 9, 2018

Judge rules GrubHub driver a contractor, urges protection for gig workersThe Mercury News, CA

February 8, 2018

WorkSafeBC releases three-year strategy to reduce serious injuries in the construction sectorConstruction Links, BC

Farm safety consultation extendedRed Deer Advocate, AB

February 7, 2018

Cold? What cold? In a Saskatchewan winter outdoor work just gets donePrince Albert Now, SK

Workers Compensation Board contest encourages students to ‘focus on safety’Journal Pioneer, PE

Sask. widow given compensation after husband’s suicide linked to workplace bullyingGlobal News, SK

Widow wants action after husband’s suicide while working for RMSaskatoon Star Phoenix, SK

February 6, 2018

Sask. Workers’ Comp. decision attributing suicide to workplace could lead to more claims: profCBC News, SK

February 5, 2018

Sask. rural municipality ordered to pay compensation for suicide of employeeCBC News, SK

Roadside worker deaths have ‘spiked,’ St. Thomas inquiry hearsCBC News, ON

Companies must protect workers in avalanche areas, says WorkSafeBCCBC News, BC

Plant cooperating with WorkSafeBC following fireVernon Morning Star, BC

Compliance with health and safety regulations may not be good enoughCanadian safety Reporter, ON

February 4, 2018

Firefighters focus on clean air, bodies and gear to try to cut cancer riskSan Diego Union Tribune, CA

February 2, 2018

WSIB launches innovation lab at Communitech – Communitech News, ON

February 1, 2018

Data shows home-care workers often injured - The Chronicle Herald, NS

Supreme Court ‘integrates’ duty to accommodate into Quebec’s injured workers’ legislation – The Lawyer’s Daily, ON

January 30, 2018

Here’s why a worker’s comp reform bill will help fight the opioid crisis | OpinionPenn Live, PA

January 29, 2018

6 dimensions of a positive safety culture – Canadian Occupational Safety, ON

Can data help prevent workplace injuries and death? – Journal of Commerce, BC

Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher new bill will help breast-cancer survivors get fair workers’ compKUSI News, CA

January 28, 2017

Nova Scotia Health Authority Report Speaks to Growing Workplace Safety CultureWorkers Compensation .com, FL

Trends in … eye protectionSafety & Health Magazine, IL

January 26, 2018

‘They need us right now': New mental-health foundation aims to help struggling farmersCBC News, SK

January 25, 2018

10 workers’ compensation trends to watch in 2018 - Property Casualty 360, NY

January 24, 2018

Trump’s regulatory rollbacks could cut current safety laws and injure workersThe Hill, USA

Dangerous Detention: Treasure Coast mental hospital nurses say hospital too dangerous, no one protects the staffTC Palm, FL

January 23, 2018

New support for firefighters welcome, says chiefMountain View Gazette, ON

Court: Oil company can be sued when worker injured or killedFinancial Post, ON

Monmouth to offer bonuses, free workers’ compDaily Racing Form, NY

January 22, 2018

VIDEO: The 2018 Bentall IV memorialJournal of Commerce, BC

SuperFriend launches employer engagement frameworkFinancial Standard, AUS

January 20, 2018

Workshop offered by Workers Compensation Board of P.E.I.Journal Pioneer, PEI

More support for firefightersLethbridge Herald, AB

January 19, 2018

Female firefighters who develop reproductive cancers to get workers’ compensationCBC News Calgary, AB

January 17, 2018

Data breaches for comp insurers inevitable, preparedness key: ExpertsBusiness Insurance, CA

January 16, 2018

Facing Violence and Assault in Health CareThe Agenda (TVO), ON

Coroner’s jury recommends 7 steps to improve safety of dump truck driversCBC News, NB

CFL wraps up conference on player health and safetyCFL .ca

January 14, 2018

Lawyers and judges’ robes will no longer be worn during South Australia Employment TribunalAdelaide Now, AUS

January 13, 2018

Analyzing Dustin Fowler’s Lawsuit Against the Chicago White SoxSports Illustrated, USA

January 12, 2018

Teen’s preventable death ‘shamed’ Shercom Industries into making safety fixes, says judgeCBC News Saskatoon, SK

Rates are down but leaders are up on workers’ comp changesNews4Jax, FL

January 10, 2018

Ohio imposes strict rule on workers’ back surgery, opioidsStar-Telegram, OH

January 9, 2018

ZUFIAW recognises Workers’ Compensation’s supportDaily Mail, Zambia

January 8, 2017

Bentall construction tragedy remembered as work-related injuries up in 2016 over previous yearVancouver SUN, BC

P.E.I. occupational therapist retiring after more than 40 years of practiceThe Guardian, PEI

Fewer loggers are dying in the Maine woods, but health risks mount as profession grows sedentaryBangor Daily News, MN

January 7, 2018

Road Safety at Work to highlight safety initiative this MarchTruck News, BC

January 6, 2018

It’s The Most Wonderful (And Hazardous) Time Of The YearManufacturing Business Technology, WI

January 5, 2018

Human Resources Questions for Dentists: Can employer drug test even though marijuana is legal?Dentistry IQ, OK

January 4, 2018

Nursing homes brace for workers’ comp rate increaseCentral Penn Business Journal, PA

January 3, 2018

Workplace benefits expanded to include chronic mental stressSudbury .com, ON

Massachusetts high court case considers workers’ compensation for newspaper deliverersMass Live, MA

January 1, 2018

Albertans start new year with new workplace protectionsGlobal News, AB

Report reveals top safety risk for Ontario sawmillCTV Northern Ontario, ON

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