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WCB policy and procedure, Injuries – Communicable Disease

Policy: Injuries – Communicable Disease (POL 02/2010) Document Date: 17 February 2010 Purpose: To establish guidelines for communicable disease injury claims. DEFINITION Communicable disease means a disease that can be transmitted, or transferred by contact from one person to another. Compulsory immunization means that a worker is required, either directly or indirectly, by the employer to be immunized. An example of an indirect requirement is where an unimmunized worker is directed by the employer that they are not allowed to work (with no pay) in the event of a communicable disease of pandemic proportions. Voluntary immunization means an immunization that [...]

2020-07-24T08:14:12-06:00Jul 24, 2020|Comments Off on WCB policy and procedure, Injuries – Communicable Disease

WorkSafe Saskatchewan forms partnership with leading Canadian psychological health expert

WorkSafe Saskatchewan forms partnership with leading Canadian psychological health expert WorkSafe and Dr. Joti Samra to launch psychological resource centre this fall Regina, Sask., June 30, 2020 – Mental health injuries are on the rise across our province and our country. To develop a long-term strategy, which will include resources to assist Saskatchewan employers deal with psychological health issues in the workplace, WorkSafe Saskatchewan has formed a partnership with Dr. Joti Samra, one of Canada’s foremost psychological health and wellness experts. WorkSafe is the workplace injury prevention partnership between the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) and the Ministry [...]

2020-06-30T15:38:20-06:00Jun 30, 2020|Comments Off on WorkSafe Saskatchewan forms partnership with leading Canadian psychological health expert

WCB shares financial results during AGM

WCB shares financial results during AGM Sask. workplace injury rate drops from second highest in Canada to fourth among provinces Regina, Sask., June 24, 2020 – At the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB)’s annual general meeting (AGM) teleconference today, the WCB shared its 2019 financial and operating results with Saskatchewan workers, employers and partners. “In 2019, the WCB remained fully funded to support our customers, the workers and employers of Saskatchewan. At 115 per cent funded at 2019 year-end, we were able to cover costs of all claims in the system. This upheld the WCB’s commitment to workers [...]

2020-06-24T11:48:56-06:00Jun 24, 2020|Comments Off on WCB shares financial results during AGM

WCB releases 2019 operating results

WCB releases 2019 operating results For the fourth year in a row, 88 per cent of Sask. employers had zero injuries and zero fatalities The WCB remains fully funded at 115.1 per cent Workplace Total injury rate decreases to 4.95 per 100 workers Time Loss injury rate decreases to 1.86 per 100 workers Regina, Sask., June 2, 2020 – The Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB)’s 2019 annual report was tabled in the provincial legislature today. The WCB remained fully funded in 2019 with the ability to cover the future costs of all claims in the system. “It continues to [...]

2020-06-02T16:03:39-06:00Jun 2, 2020|Comments Off on WCB releases 2019 operating results

WorkSafe announces 2020 Safe Worker and Safe Employer Award winners

WorkSafe announces 2020 Safe Worker and Safe Employer Award winners Regina, Sask., May 4, 2020: Today, WorkSafe Saskatchewan, the partnership between the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) and the Ministry of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety, announced the winners of the 2020 Safe Worker and Safe Employer Awards. Each year, WorkSafe Saskatchewan presents the Safe Worker award to a worker who goes beyond the expectations of their position to help create a safer workplace. The 2020 WorkSafe Saskatchewan Safe Worker Award winner is Tasia Smith, Ducks Unlimited Canada, Regina. The runner-up finalists for the 2020 Safe Worker [...]

2020-05-04T13:58:24-06:00May 4, 2020|Comments Off on WorkSafe announces 2020 Safe Worker and Safe Employer Award winners