- WCB Saskatchewan: Injured worker shares personal story of long road to recovery on day two of WCB Compensation Institute May 26, 2021 Continue reading →
- WCB Saskatchewan: 2021 WCB Compensation Institute opens today May 25, 2021
Institute addresses the relevant issue of psychological safety in the workplace
Today marks the first day of the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board’s (WCB) two-day Compensation Institute, which offers participants the chance to learn about the province’s compensation system and the latest safety, prevention and health initiatives for workplaces.Continue reading →
- WCB Nova Scotia: What you need to know as we continue to work through COVID-19 May 21, 2021
As Nova Scotia continues to work through the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, we know many workers and employers have questions.
Our mission has always been to keep Nova Scotians safe and secure from workplace injury. Through these challenging and unprecedented times, the health and safety of our employees and those we serve remain our number one priority.Continue reading →
- WorkSafeBC increasing workplace COVID-19 inspections during May long weekend May 20, 2021Focus of inspections will be on restaurants, pubs, and breweries with patios
Richmond, B.C. — WorkSafeBC will be stepping up inspections at workplaces located in potential COVID-19 hotspots over the May long weekend. The purpose of the inspection initiative is to remind businesses they must have measures and controls in place to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 in the workplace.Continue reading →
- Energy Safety Canada signs new safety funding agreement with the WCB May 20, 2021
Energy Safety Canada is among the first of seven provincial safety associations to sign the new funding agreement with the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB). This agreement strengthens the partnership and the WCB’s close ties with each safety association as together we work to create safer workplaces in the province.Continue reading →
- WCB Nova Scotia: Service providers selected for Traumatic Psychological Injury program May 20, 2021
As WCB Nova Scotia works to develop an overall Mental Health Strategy, we began to look for a service provider, or provider group, to develop a comprehensive, integrated, Traumatic Psychological Injury (TPI) program.Continue reading →
- WorkPlaceNL: Health and Safety Awareness Survey calls are taking place until June 30, 2021. May 20, 2021
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 workers, supervisors and employers in our province.Continue reading →
- WorkSafeNB: Is your COVID-19 operational plan up to date? May 19, 2021
Just as viruses can mutate, guidelines related to COVID-19 can change. As an employer, you’re responsible for keeping up to date on current guidelines and for changing your plans as required. Refer to New Brunswick Public Health and WorkSafeNB websites for updates that may affect your workplace.Continue reading →
To ensure workplaces have documented their risk assessment and risk mitigation measures consistent with Public Health guidance and the Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations, all employers must have a written COVID-19 operational plan.
- WCB Nova Scotia: Make workplace health and safety the new normal – during the pandemic and beyond May 19, 2021
The opinion editorial below from Stuart MacLean, WCB Nova Scotia CEO, appeared in Saltwire’s online publications.
The first week of May was Safety and Health Week — a week dedicated to highlighting the importance of preventing injury and illness in the workplace. But it’s possible — and quite understandable — that you may not have noticed, as we find our resilience being tested yet again by the third wave of COVID-19.Continue reading →
- Safe Work Manitoba: Campaign asks drivers to help keep workers and workplaces safe May 18, 2021
The 2021 SAFE Roads campaign officially launched today reminding motorists to lower their speed, pay attention, and drive with extra caution as the summer construction season brings more workers to Manitoba roadways.Continue reading →
- WorkSafeBC increasing workplace COVID-19 inspections during May long weekend May 20, 2021