WSCC: Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission Release Assessment Rates for 2021

The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut (WSCC) has announced that the 2021 employer assessment rates will be maintained at the 2020 rate levels.
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WCB NS: Safety is a Top Priority as Commercial Lobster Season Begins (Nov 30/20)

The news release below was issued by Nova Scotia’s Department of Labour and Advanced Education on November 30, 2020 Fishing crews are reminded to take necessary precautions, remain diligent and follow safety rules and guidelines as the commercial lobster fishing season starts today, N
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WCB Manitoba: WCB Named Top 30 Employer in Manitoba for 2021

The WCB has once again been named one of Manitoba’s Top Employers for 2021. The WCB was chosen for this prestigious title based on an extensive entry judged by HR and business experts and academics across Canada.
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WCB MB: Acting WCB President and CEO Appointed

The WCB’s Board of Directors recently appointed Darren Oryniak as Acting President and CEO effective November 2, 2020. This appointment follows the retirement of Winston Maharaj, past President and CEO on October 30.
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Manitoba’s Five Year Prevention Plan

​​​This Five Year Prevention Plan provides the broad strategy to champion a culture of safety and health in Manitoba and enable collaboration by all partners for the prevention of workplace injury and illness.
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WCB NS: New approach to address Traumatic Psychological Injuries (Nov. 18/20)

WCB Nova Scotia is re-imagining the way it supports people who suffer psychological injuries on the job, or who have psychological factors that make recovery from a physical injury more challenging.
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WCB NS: Safe + Secure – COVID-19 Resources, Fall Prevention Month, Young Worker Safety (Nov. 16/20)

The November issue of our Safe + Secure e-newsletter is now available, with a focus on the need for Nova Scotians to continue to follow public health protocols like wearing masks,
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WorkSafeBC: Changes to Personal Optional Protection coverage amounts in 2021

WorkSafeBC Personal Optional Protection (POP) is an optional insurance plan, designed to cover your income loss should you suffer a work-related injury or disease. While an injury or illness can be devastating to both you and your family, it can take an even heavier toll if you don’t
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WCB Nova Scotia: Q2 Report to the Community: Embracing a new reality toward a new future (Nov. 12/20)

WCB Nova Scotia’s Q2 Report to the Community is now available, and highlights the organization’s response to COVID-19 how we are embracing our new reality toward a new future.
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WorkplaceNL: 2020 Health and Safety Awareness Survey

WorkplaceNL, in partnership with the Newfoundland and Labrador Statistics Agency, Department of Finance, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is conducting an Occupational Health and Safety Awareness survey. This survey will assess the level of health and safety awareness in worker
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