Posts tagged with : WSIB

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Aug 15
2017

You are Invited! WSIB Rate Framework Session

WSIB Rate Framework – Webinar Complimentary Session  Thursday September 14, 2017 |  8.00 am – 9.30 am EST    Emily Russell Workers’ Compensation Specialist         Laura Russell Partner In November 2016, the Board of Directors of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) approved the proposed Rate Framework Reform.  In preparation for the targeted […]

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May 18
2017

WSIB Small Business Health and Safety Leadership Awards

WSIB is excited to introduce a new recognition program called the Small Business Health and Safety Leadership Awards. This is our first award program specifically for small businesses in Ontario! These awards will recognize outstanding achievement in health and safety initiatives in businesses with fewer than 50 employees. The top three winners will receive cash […]

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Feb 16
2017

Ministry of Labour’s ‘What’s New’ | February 2017

View the full online version here. Ministry launches home renovation and roofing campaigns This month, the ministry will launch two digital advertising campaigns targeting the underground economy in residential renovations and roofing. The campaign will raise homeowner’s awareness of the risks posed by hiring residential renovation and roofing contractors who operate “under the table,” and who potentially […]

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Oct 3
2016

WSIB@WORK Fall 2016 | Issue 4

Seasonal Newsletter brought to you by WSIB Ontario Stakeholder Annual General Meeting 2016 is turning into another landmark year for our organization as we strive to become more financially secure, transparent and accountable to the people we serve – this province’s employers and injured workers. And this progress is on the brink of paying real […]

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Sep 16
2016

A Message from the WSIB Chair & President: First Premium Rate Reduction Since 2001

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB), we are writing to announce a five per cent reduction on the average premium rate for Schedule 1 in 2017. For 2017, rate groups that have shown positive performance will see a decrease of up to 14 per cent compared […]

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Jan 22
2016

WSIB@WORK – Special Edition: #MySafetyResolution

What’s your Health and Safety Resolution? What will you do in 2016 to make your workplace a safer and healthier environment?   The WSIB is calling on you to show your commitment to health and safety by sharing your New Year’s health and safety resolution on Twitter using #MySafetyResolution, from January 4 – 31, 2016. […]

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Dec 22
2015

#MySafetyResolution: A Challenge from WSIB Chair Elizabeth Witmer

As we approach the New Year, I’d like to encourage and challenge you to make a New Year’s health and safety resolution. For instance, you could resolve to recognize your employees or co-workers for working safely. Or resolve to always wear safety equipment. I encourage you to ask yourself: “What will I do in 2016 to make my workplace a safer and healthier […]

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Sep 25
2015

September 2015 | Issue #64

More than 29,000 Ontarians get the latest Ministry of Labour news delivered straight to their inbox. Find out why. Subscribe now. Call For Proposals: Occupational Health And Safety And Innovation Program The ministry is seeking applications for the 2016-2017 Occupational Health and Safety Prevention and Innovation Program. The program aims to support innovative projects and collaborative […]

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