To raise awareness of the importance of health and safety in the workplace, a variety of marketing and social media activities take place across Canada. Some target sector specific hazards and others are aimed demographically such as at young workers. With changing seasons, there are also communications to combat heat stress or harsh outdoor working conditions. You can find some examples of these prevention campaigns below.
- WorkplaceNL launches new online Young Worker Occupational Health and Safety course December 14, 2018
WorkplaceNL launched its new Young Worker Occupational Health and Safety course this December, at Waterford Valley High in St. John’s, NL. Continue reading →
- Province and SAFE Work Manitoba launch new online course to prepare youth for job market December 3, 2018
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. Continue reading →
- Cannabis legal, WSCC releases educational materials about impairment in the workplace November 22, 2018
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. Continue reading →
- WorkSafe Saskatchewan educates workers, employers on workplace impairment October 10, 2018
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. Continue reading →
- Powerful new campaign reminds Atlantic Canadians of the importance of workplace safety October 9, 2018
A mom struggles to hear her daughter practice piano, as her hearing declines resulting from a workplace injury. A family’s summer fun is cut short by a soft-tissue injury in the home-care sector. And a father isn’t coming home for dinner, as his family copes with the aftermath of a workplace fatality.
- WCB PEI’s new grant program helps fund innovative workplace solutions, training and education June 19, 2018
A new Grant Program is now available through the Workers Compensation Board of Prince Edward Island. The Program provides financial supports to help fund innovative workplace solutions and training and educational opportunities for PEI employers and workers. Continue reading →
- WorkSafeBC releases three-year strategy to reduce serious injuries in four highest risk sectors February 23, 2018
WorkSafeBC has released their 2018-2020 High-Risk Strategy, a three-year plan to help employers reduce serious injuries in construction, forestry, health care and manufacturing sectors. Continue reading →
- WorkplaceNL and Service NL launch joint 5-year injury prevention strategy February 22, 2018
WorkplaceNL and Service NL‘s Occupational Health and Safety Division have launched a joint 5-year injury prevention strategy in consultation with Newfoundland and Labrador injury prevention partners and stakeholders. Continue reading →
- WorkSafeBC young worker safety brochure translated into seven languages August 8, 2017
Created with assistance from members of the Young Worker Advisory Group, WorkSafeBC‘s Getting a Job? Ask Questions About Safety brochure provides young and new workers with useful tips about how to address concerns about safety in the workplace.
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- WorkSafeNB’s Safe Waste Collection campaign awarded Best in Show at 2017 AASCIF Communications Awards June 30, 2017
The American Association of State Compensation Insurance Funds (AASCIF) has announced the winners of its 2017 Communications Awards at their annual meeting in Oklahoma City. WorkSafeNB was selected as “Best in Show”, and won first place in the External Communications Campaign category for their Safe Waste Collection campaign. Their rate setting video placed second in the Audiovisual Productions category. Continue reading →