|Working Smarter Not HarderWed Oct 19th, 2011
If you ask most employees why they do what they do, the response is usually “That’s the way we were shown to do it.” Employees can identify some risks in their jobs but may not be able to recognize all of the ergonomic and …
|WSIB Extends NEER to 4 Year WindowTue Jul 5th, 2011
As of July 15, 2011, the WSIB will make significant changes to their policies. Specifically the policies on NEER and early safe return to work. This process has been through the consultation process, a review of concerns and the WSIB resp…
|WSIB Announces Premium Rates for 2012....Rates Increasing!!Thu Jun 30th, 2011
The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) confirmed today that premium rates for all employer rate groups will increase by two per cent on January 1, 2012. This increase, previously announced after consultations with stakeholders in Septemb…
|Water firm in safety slip COURT:Tue Jun 28th, 2011
Private company fined $15,000 for violation at treatment plant that serves 500,000 London-area residents By PATRICK MALONEY, THE LONDON FREE PRESS The private company that operates the water treatment plants serving 500,000 London-area r…
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