Posts tagged with : WSIB

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Nov 24
2019

Ontario To Reward Safe Employers

Good Afternoon Directors, COOs and Associates, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development Monte McNaughton, WSIB Chair Elizabeth Witmer and WSIB President CEO Tom Teahen launched the Ministry’s Employer Recognition/Accreditation Standard and the WSIB’s Health and Safety Excellence Program (HSEP) at an event at Longo’s Maple Leaf Square grocery store this morning. Thought you’d be […]

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Oct 21
2019

WSIB 2020 Rates

Good Afternoon Directors, COOs and Associates: Yesterday, Minister of Labour, Monte McNaughton, announced that the surcharge that has been added to employers’ WSIB premium rates for the past many years (sometimes referred to at the Past Claims Cost or PCC) will not be added to the rates for 2020. Employer premium rates had included three […]

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Oct 21
2019

WSIB Return to Work: Navigating the Issues Workshop – October 17, 23 & 24, 2019

WSIB Return to Work Navigating the Issues HALF-DAY INTENSIVE WORKSHOP FEW SPOTS REMAIN Effective and proactive management of return to work protocols can significantly improve cost outcomes related to most WSIB claims. Applying interactive learning and real-life scenarios, topics for this half-day intensive workshop include: WSIB Return to Work Obligations: What are they? WSIB Players: […]

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Jun 7
2019

May 2019 Issue of COCA’s Government Relations Report

Good afternoon, Please find attached the May 2019 issue of COCA’s Government Relations Report. May 2019 GR Report In this issue: COCA Scores Another Win; Bill 108 Addresses Executive Officers in Construction WSIB Review Underway The make-up of Legislature About to Change Premier’s Poll Numbers Collapsing Thank you, Martin Benson Operations Manager    

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Jun 3
2019

2-Minute News from the Infrastructure Health and Safety Association – May 2019

IHSA Safety Talk: Impairment in the workplace Product spotlight: Handbook for Construction Traffic Control Persons (B016) IHSA has free safety product downloads WSIB releases Health and Safety Index results IHSA Safety Talk: Impairment in the workplace We often think of impairment as a result of using substances such as alcohol or drugs— whether they are […]

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May 23
2019

COCA Newsletter – May 2019

Welcome to COCA’s monthly Newsletter. Unless noted otherwise, all articles written by COCA President, Ian Cunningham. View this newswletter as a web page. COCA Finds Flaw in Federal Prompt Payment Act Bill C97 is the federal government’s budget Bill. Like the Ontario government’s budget Bill, Bill 100, C97 is a large omnibus Bill that amends […]

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Apr 2
2019

WSIB Practices and Procedures: What You Need To Know To Improve Claims Management and the Bottom Line – Workshop – May 2, 13 & 15, 2019

WSIB Practices and Procedures: What You Need To Know To Improve Claims Management and the Bottom Line HALF-DAY INTENSIVE WORKSHOP Effective management of WSIB claims and appeals can make a significant difference to the bottom-line. This half-day workshop will help you acquire the tools you need to confidently address key issues in WSIB claims management. […]

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Apr 2
2019

Canada: New WSIB Policy Allows Entitlement For Medical Cannabis

Publish Date: Mar 28, 2019 07:00 Length: 995 words Bottom Line Effective March 1, 2019, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) has instituted a new policy governing benefit entitlement for medical cannabis. The Policy Operational Policy Manual Document No. 17-01-10, “Cannabis for Medical Purposes” (the Policy), applies to purchases of medical cannabis or vaporizers […]

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Mar 19
2019

Rate framework newsletter

Good Afternoon Directors, COOs & Associates, The WSIB’s latest edition of their Rate Framework Newsletter appears below.  The Rate Framework will be launched on January 1, 2020.  It includes: a new employer classification system based on the widely used North American Industry Classification System (replacing the current classes and 13 construction rate groups which were […]

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