The CNESST of Quebec welcomes new CEO Mr. Bruno Labrecque

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Quebec City, February 22, 2024 – The Council of Ministers, appointed Mr. Bruno Labrecque as interim President and Chief Executive Officer of the Commission des normes, de l’équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST). He will replace the current President and Chief Execu
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Workplace Solutions 2024

This year’s Workplace Solutions event, “The Good, The Bad, and The Hazardous: practical approaches to help manage hazards and ensure success for your health and safety management systems” takes place on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 and Wednesday, February 28, 2024.
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Unprecedented engagement in PTSD legislation consultation for correctional officers shaping next steps

We are pleased to share the results of our latest public consultation regarding a change to legislation that would include correctional officers in the definition of emergency response workers under the Workers’ Compensation Act.
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Free noise level assessment for Island potato farmers

The Workers Compensation Board (WCB) of PEI is offering free noise level assessments to Island potato farmers who would like to volunteer and contribute to creating educational materials for the potato industry. The WCB’s Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Division is looking for si
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Deadline extended for Work-Related Mental Stress policy consultation

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The WCB is extending the public consultation period for the Work Related Mental Stress policy.
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WorkSafe NS: New web section on Gradual Onset Psychological Injury now available

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WCB Nova Scotia is pleased to announce the addition of a dedicated section on Gradual Onset Psychological Injury to our corporate website.
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WorkSafe NB: We want to hear from you! Feedback needed for regulatory review

WorkSafeNB wants to hear from stakeholders to help understand the economic and business impacts of proposed amendments to General Regulation 91-191 under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
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The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission Lay Charges under the Northwest Territories Mine Health and Safety Act

Yellowknife, NT (February 2, 2024) – On January 19, 2024, the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission filed four charges against Diavik Diamond Mines in the Northwest Territories’ Territorial Court under the Mine Health and Safety Act.
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WorkSafeNB: Change to Head Protection Standards Coming

Recent legislative amendments have led to the adoption of nationally harmonized safety standards for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at WorkSafeNB. Notably, this includes an update to head protection requirements.
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WorkSafeNB: Focus on Safety – Student video competition returns

WorkSafeNB is pleased to announce its annual Focus on Safety video competition for youth is bacDid you know that young people are three to four times more likely to face job-related injuries in their first six months of employment compared to the average Canadian worker? Inexperience,
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