WCB NS: Potential Facebook Messenger Scam

We have been made aware of a possible scam on Facebook Messenger targeting Nova Scotians pretending to be from WCB Nova Scotia.
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WorkplaceNL celebrates Move Well – Work Well Week from September 18-24

Over the past five years, musculoskeletal injuries (MSIs), or soft-tissue injuries, have accounted for 69 per cent of WorkplaceNL lost-time injury claims and $103 million in annual claim costs. Musculoskeletal injuries (MSIs) are painful disorders of the muscles, tendons, ligaments, n
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WCB Nova Scotia: 2023 employer assessment rates now available on MyAccount

Today, WCB Nova Scotia announced employer assessment rates for 2023 on MyAccount, the online portal for employers. The average employer assessment rate will remain stable at $2.65 per $100 of payroll in 2023.
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WorkSafeBC warns of the dangers from slips, trips, and falls for workers in restaurants, bars, and pubs

One-quarter of workplace injuries in restaurants, bars, and pubs are from slips, trips, and falls, costing the industry $20 million in claim costs in the last five years. WorkSafeBC is reminding employers and workers about the dangers from slips, trips, and falls in restaurants, bars,
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WorkplaceNL launches Safety Leadership Awards

WorkplaceNL announced its new WorkplaceNL Safety Leadership Awards to recognize employers and workers who demonstrate leadership and a visible commitment to health and safety in workplaces in Newfoundland and Labrador. Nominations are open from August 25 to September 23, 2022.
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WorkSafeBC amends rules on the refusal of unsafe work so workers can make more informed decisions

Employers are now required to inform workers about a previous work refusal before reassigning the work Amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation (OHSR) are coming into effect on Aug. 22, 2022, that will strengthen worker protections on the right to refuse unsafe work
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WCB Nova Scotia: Safe + Secure – Keeping workers safe in the heat

The August issue of our Safe + Secure e-newsletter has been sent to subscribers and is now available online. This latest issue has a special focus on working safely in the heat, no matter what industry you’re in.
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WorkSafeBC: Amendments to Occupational Health and Safety Regulation in effect August 22, 2022

New and revised regulatory requirements are now in effect related to refusing unsafe work. Amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Regulation came into effect on August 22, 2022. These amendments apply to sections 3.12 – 3.13, Refusal of Unsafe Work. A revised OHS guide
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WCB Nova Scotia: WCB continues to build a strong and stable financial system for the future (Aug 17/22)

As the funded percentage dipped in Q1, long-term approach remains key to sustainability  While market volatility has caused the funded percentage to decrease, WCB Nova Scotia says the system remains on a path toward financial sustainability. According to the WCB’s Q1 Report to the Com
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Travail sécuritaire NB: Consultation – Exigences relatives aux procès-verbaux des réunions du comité mixte d’hygiène et de sécurité

Travail sécuritaire NB a une obligation législative d’examiner les dispositions de la Loi sur l’hygiène et la sécurité au travail et de ses règlements tous les cinq ans. Il s’agit du premier examen en vertu de cette obligation.
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