Day Two of Compensation Institute

The Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Institute Day 2 agenda features keynote luncheon speaker Ms. Shirley Hickman, co-founder of Threads of Life. Shirley will share her personal story of workplace tragedy and how it forever changed her family. Ms. Hickman is one of the co-founders of The Threads of Life organization is dedicated to helping Canadian families as they heal from workplace tragedy and life-altering illness. The day also features Dylan Short, Managing Director of Redlands Group, providing an overview of CSA Z1001 OHS training standards and framework. “Every year when planning Compensation Institute we focus on bringing in a range of [...]

2017-05-08T11:33:54-06:00Mar 25, 2014|Comments Off on Day Two of Compensation Institute

17th Annual Compensation Institute Starts Today

There are over 375 people registered to attend the Saskatchewan Workers' Compensation Board (WCB) 17th annual Compensation Institute at the Delta Regina. Participants will attend educational sessions focusing on workers’ compensation processes, how to identify hazards in the workplace; get information on hiring a contractor and more. This 2-day educational event is free of charge to registered participants. Started in 1998, this event is open to anyone who wants to learn more about the workers’ compensation system. This is the 6th year that registration is full to capacity. “We are proud to say we are still the only compensation system [...]

2017-05-08T11:33:54-06:00Mar 24, 2014|Comments Off on 17th Annual Compensation Institute Starts Today

Improving Our Claims Intake Process for Workers and Employers

We are improving our processes to make it easier for you to do business with us.  One area we are currently looking at is making our claim reporting processes better. This improvement is one of many we will make in the coming months and years as we review our key processes from a customer service perspective. Last year, we surveyed a group of employers to learn where they thought the claim reporting process could be improved. We are using that feedback in a pilot project that intends to improve our practices and streamline your tasks. We are currently piloting changes [...]

2014-03-20T11:53:04-06:00Mar 21, 2014|Comments Off on Improving Our Claims Intake Process for Workers and Employers