AWCBC is celebrating its 100th Anniversary in 2019!

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Centennials are a time to reflect on our history while looking towards the future. Canadian workplaces have changed significantly since the founding of the Association of Workers’ Compensation Boards of Canada in 1919. (more…)

Know someone who went “above and beyond” for AWCBC?… Nominate them!

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The AWCBC ‘Above & Beyond’ Award honours special members who have contributed greatly to the Association, and in so doing, to the advancement of workers’ compensation across the country. (more…)

Manitoba’s SAFE Driving at Work Plan addresses worker safety on the road

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SAFE Work Manitoba’s new SAFE Driving at Work Plan, created to address the growing number of work-related fatalities caused by vehicle collisions in Manitoba, aims to help employers make driving safer for their workers. (more…)

New WCB PEI chair announced

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The Workers Compensation Board of Prince Edward Island has announced that James MacPhee, of Montague, PEI, has been appointed the new Chair of the WCB PEI Board of Directors. (more…)

WorkSafe Saskatchewan introduces new strategy to reduce fatalities and serious injuries

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WorkSafe Saskatchewan has introduced a new approach to preventing fatalities and serious workplace injuries, one that looks at high-risk industries and the tasks within them. (more…)

Ontario rewards safe employers with financial incentives

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Ontario will reward its safest employers with an estimated $140 million for excellence in occupational health and safety as part of a first-of-its-kind in Canada program. (more…)

PEI has launched a new app for Health and Safety information

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The Workers Compensation Board of Prince Edward Island, in collaboration with the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, has launched a new app to help Prince Edward Islanders better access workplace health and safety information.

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Erna Ference appointed chair of WCB Alberta

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Erna Ference has been appointed chair of WCB Alberta, replacing Grace Thostenson, while the organization’s board of directors has been reduced from 10 to seven members. (more…)

New President and CEO to lead Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission

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The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut is pleased to announce the appointment of Debbie Molloy as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of WSCC for a five-year term, effective Monday, August 12, 2019. (more…)

WSIB’s Melinda Saunders named one of Canadian Security magazine’s Top 10 under 40

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Canadian Security magazine has named its first annual Top 10 Under 40 in the Canadian security industry, and the WSIB’s Security Manager, Melinda Saunders has been recognized for her “accomplishments, work ethic, volunteer efforts and commitment to the profession.” (more…)

Workers Compensation Board of PEI welcomes new CEO

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WCB PEI is pleased to announce that Cheryl Paynter has accepted the position of Chief Executive Officer for the Workers Compensation Board of Prince Edward Island. (more…)