WCB Nova Scotia: Healthy workplaces are good for everyone (Aug. 9/22)

Healthy workplaces balance physical and psychological health and safety, which is good for everyone. WCB Nova Scotia is proud of the strong safety culture we have helped to build in our province. Building awareness is the first step in achieving change, and as work continues to keep w
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WorkPlaceNL Advisory: Per kilometer travel rate for injured workers adjusted to 42.94 cents for August 1 – 31, 2022

Effective August 1, 2022, WorkplaceNL adjusted the per kilometer rate paid to injured workers to help cover costs related to their injury. The new rate of 42.94 cents per kilometer is in accordance with government’s automobile reimbursement rates for using private vehicles at work.
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Travail sécuritaire NB nomme un nouveau président et chef de la direction

Au nom du conseil d’administration de Travail sécuritaire NB, le président du conseil, Mel Norton, a annoncé aujourd’hui que Tim Petersen a été nommé au poste de président et chef de la direction de Travail sécuritaire NB. M. Petersen était président et chef de la direction par intéri
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WCB PEI – Draft Policies for Feedback

The Board of Directors has approved amendments to the following, in principle: POL-09 Hearing Loss POL-90 Time Frame Limitations for Claims Filing and Invoicing POL-93 Return to Work POL-117 Vocational Rehabilitation POL-85 Extended Wage Loss Benefits
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WorkSafeBC reminding employers to keep both indoor and outdoor workers safe from heat stress

With last year’s heat dome, WorkSafeBC accepted 115 claims for heat stress; a 180 percent increase over the previous three-year average. After a slow start to the summer weather, B.C. is now experiencing higher temperatures throughout the province. As temperatures rise, employers need
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WorkPlaceNL Advisory: Working in heat

WorkplaceNL is reminding the public to take extra precautions when working indoors or outside over the next two days, as temperatures in many parts of the province are expected to reach up to 30 degrees Celsius, with Humidex values up to 36 degrees. These hot and humid conditions incr
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WorkSafeBC: Need to send us a form or document for a claim? Try our new document uploader

Workers, employers, and health care and service providers can now submit claim-related documents online If you’ve been submitting claim forms and related documents to WorkSafeBC by fax, mail, or in person, we want to let you know you now have another option. With our new document uplo
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WSIB: Des soins de santé désormais plus proches du domicile des personnes blessées au travail en Algoma

La Commission de la sécurité professionnelle et de l’assurance contre les accidents du travail (WSIB) s’associe à l’Hôpital de Sault-Sainte-Marie et à Axia Santé en vue de fournir des services d’évaluation ou de traitement spécialisé et de réduire les déplacements hors ville pour rece
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WorkplaceNL seeks public input for 2023-2028 workplace injury prevention plan

WorkplaceNL seeks public input for 2023-2028 workplace injury prevention plan WorkplaceNL and the Occupational Health and Safety Division (OHS Division) of Digital Government and Service NL invites input from the public to assist in the development of a new workplace injury prevention
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WorkSafeBC’s preliminary average premium base rate to remain unchanged in 2023

Sixth straight year that the average base rate will be 1.55 per cent WorkSafeBC announced today that the preliminary average base rate for 2023 will remain unchanged at 1.55 per cent of employers’ assessable payroll. This will be the sixth year in a row that the average base rate has
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