WCB event addresses cannabis, mental health and injury prevention

WCB event addresses cannabis, mental health and injury prevention 22nd annual Compensation Institute starts today Saskatoon, SK – As our workplaces constantly evolve, Saskatchewan workers and employers are faced with new health and safety challenges. In an effort to help keep workplaces safe, the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) is working to provide resources for workers and employers. The WCB’s 22nd annual health and safety event, Compensation Institute, starts today at TCU Place in Saskatoon. More than 585 people will attend over the course of two days. “Every workplace in our province is dealing with new complications. Workers and employers are striving [...]

2019-03-26T09:22:46-06:00Mar 26, 2019|Comments Off on WCB event addresses cannabis, mental health and injury prevention

WCB event addresses cannabis, mental health and injury prevention 

WCB event addresses cannabis, mental health and injury prevention 22nd annual Compensation Institute starts today Saskatoon, SK – As our workplaces constantly evolve, Saskatchewan workers and employers are faced with new health and safety challenges. In an effort to help keep workplaces safe, the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) is working to provide resources for workers and employers. The WCB’s 22nd annual health and safety event, Compensation Institute, starts today at TCU Place in Saskatoon. More than 585 people will attend over the course of two days. “Every workplace in our province is dealing with new complications. Workers and employers are striving [...]

2019-03-25T09:14:13-06:00Mar 25, 2019|Comments Off on WCB event addresses cannabis, mental health and injury prevention 

Saskatchewan’s 2018 workplace Total injury rate increases slightly

Saskatchewan’s 2018 workplace Total injury rate increases slightly Total injury rate increases by 3.62%, while Time Loss injury rate increases by 6.99% 2018 Total injury rate was 5.44 per 100 workers Time Loss injury rate was 1.99 per 100 workers 22 rate codes (44.90% of rate codes) had a lower Total injury rate than in 2017 88% of Saskatchewan employers achieved zero injuries REGINA, SK – The Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board released its 2018 injury rates today. The workplace Total injury rate for 2018 was 5.44 per 100 workers, a 3.6 per cent increase from 2017. “While we are seeing [...]

2019-03-18T08:58:47-06:00Mar 14, 2019|Comments Off on Saskatchewan’s 2018 workplace Total injury rate increases slightly