WCB MB: 2020 Annual Report Highlights Impact of COVID-19 and Funds Returned to Employers

The Workers Compensation Board’s (WCB) 2020 Annual Report and Five Year Plan was tabled in the Manitoba Legislature yesterday afternoon. The report highlights the impact the COVID-19 pandemic had on the organization, initiatives implemented to maintain customer service levels fo
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Injury costing Nova Scotians and their workplaces too much time from work

Despite low injury rates, it takes far too long to create healthy, safe returns to the workplace HALIFAX, NS – In 2020, people injured on the job in Nova Scotia were off work for a total of 3,131 person-years – a staggering statistic that has very real human and economic impact, WCB N
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WorkSafeBC:New slide show illustrates the importance of effective bonding and grounding when working with flammable liquids

Transporting, storing, and handling flammable or combustible liquids without effective bonding and grounding systems in place can lead to explosion and fire. This slide show highlights the importance of using engineering controls, among other types of controls, to reduce these hazards
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WCB Saskatchewan releases 2020 operating results

Ninety per cent of Sask. employers had zero injuries and zero fatalities Article content Text The WCB remains fully funded at 112.4 per cent Workplace Total injury rate decreases to 4.46 per 100 workers Time Loss injury rate decreases to 1.78 per 100 workers
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WorkSafeBC: COVID-19 and responsibilities of prime contractors on construction sites

Construction employers must take necessary precautions to minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission and illness to themselves, workers, and others at the workplace. Prime contractors have specific responsibilities for health and safety on a multiple-employer construction site and mus
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WSCC: April 28th National Day of Mourning

The National Day of Mourning, marked annually on April 28, is dedicated to remembering those who have lost their lives, or suffered injury or illness at work.
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WorkSafeBC: Day of Mourning remembers fallen workers on April 28

On National Day of Mourning, workers, families, employers and others come together to commemorate workers who have lost their lives due to a workplace injury or disease. The day marks an opportunity to renew our collective commitment to protecting the health, safety and well-being of
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Pandemic puts workplace health and safety in focus for Ontarians on national Day of Mourning

New poll shows almost 6 in 10 Ontarians say COVID-19 has impacted their awareness of health and safety in the workplace, while 50 per cent underestimate the number of work-related fatalities in Ontario each year
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WorksafeNB: Day of Mourning 2021

It’s who we come home to at the end of the day that makes our safety so valuable. The sad truth is that New Brunswickers are still dying from workplaces accidents and diseases – and one death is one too many. Last year, 10 New Brunswick workers died, either as a result of seriou
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Nova Scotians Honour Workers and Families on Day of Mourning

Each year on April 28, Nova Scotians honour lives lost and those who were injured or suffered illness due to their work, as part of the National Day of Mourning.
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