Ontario Mining Safety Review

In an effort to improve under mine safety, Ontario’s Ministry of Labour has published its final report and recommendations as part of its Mining Health, Safety and Prevention Review. For more information, including the full report and recommendations, see the Ministry of Labour’s webs
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Job Posting – Saskatchewan WCB – Director, Prevention

Summary: Reporting to the Vice President of Prevention & Employer Services, the Director, Prevention is responsible for leadership in achieving the goals and objectives of the WCB, WorkSafe Saskatchewan and Mission Zero. The Director, Prevention is accountable for:
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Job Posting – Saskatchewan WCB – Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist – Regina

Summary: The Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist participates as a member of a case management team and is involved in the management of individual cases. You will provide information; assistance and counseling to clients returning to the labour force by helping the client develop a
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WorkSafeBC Research Grants – Request for Proposals

WorkSafeBC issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) as part of its Specific Priorities Research Grants competition. The purpose of this competition is to develop a better understanding on specific issues relating to:
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NAOSH Week: May 3-9, 2015

May 3rd to 9th is North American Occupation Safety & Health (NAOSH) Week. Find out more at:  North American Occupational Safety and Health Week.
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Benefits jurisdictional comparisons updated

The following benefits-related tables have been updated on AWCBC’s website for 2015: Key Benefits Information Maximum Earnings Covered Waiting Periods CPP/QPP Offset Temporary Disability Benefits – Wage Loss Benefits Permanent Disability Awards Dependency Benefits and Fatalities Expen
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Rehabilitation and Return to Work jurisdictional comparisons updated

The following rehabilitation and return to work tables have been updated on AWCBC’s website for 2015: Rehabilitation – Links to Legislation, Policy and Additional Info Summary of Rehabilitation Services by Jurisdiction Rehiring Worker and Duty to Accommodate For additional infor
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New OH&S Regulations in Northwest Territories

On June 1, 2015, new Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) Regulations will come into effect in the Northwest Territories. The revised regulations will become law in Nunavut later in 2015. One major enhancement is increased support for an Internal Responsibility System (IRS), whic
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National Day of Mourning – April 28, 2015

On April 28, please take a moment to remember those injured, killed, or afflicted with an occupational illness while on the job. See National Day of Mourning for history; links to Day of Mourning events across the country; and previous years’ campaigns.
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Ontario to examine changing nature of modern workplace

Ontario’s Ministry of Labour is launching public consultations regarding the changing nature of the modern workplace, including: The increase in non-standard working relationships, such as temporary jobs, part-time work and self-employment; The rising prominence of the service sector;
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