OHS Canada Magazine

Workers Compensation

April 4, 2017  

Fatal heart attack may have resulted from years of workplace bullying: WCB ruling

Widow of allegedly abused worker awarded benefits

February 22, 2017  

Getting Back on One’s Feet

Healthcare providers who treat injured workers with multiple injuries

January 31, 2017  

City of Edmonton launches review of workplace safety

DuPont to conduct review of people, processes and equipment

December 14, 2016  

Recognizing Mental Trauma

Two unions held a demonstration in Halifax on November

October 11, 2016  

Government committee calls for research on PTSD in first responders

Report suggests new research institute

August 23, 2016  

Safety gear not used enough in Saskatchewan residential construction, says WCB

Fewer than half of workers using fall protection, head gear

August 9, 2016  

High increase in WCB claims from Alberta farming industry since last year

More than 350 farm workers received compensation this year

July 12, 2016  

Workplace safety association for Saskatchewan’s First Nations founded

New organization aims to make First Nations workers injury-free

June 24, 2016  

Supreme Court finds in favour of medical workers claiming workplace cancer

OTTAWA – The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled

May 3, 2016  

Alberta media present skewed picture of workplace injury: report

Women’s injuries, occupational disease neglected in news reports

April 26, 2016  

Ex-workers taking hospital to Supreme Court over alleged cancer cluster

Cancer diagnoses date back to 1970: union lawyer

April 19, 2016  

Out of the Shadows

The passing of legislation presuming that post-traumatic stress disorder among Ontario’s first responders is work-related points to a growing recognition across Canada that occupational injuries are not just physical.

April 12, 2016  

Ontario passes presumptive PTSD law for first responders

WSIB must now presume that condition is job-related

April 5, 2016  

Fredericton mourns firefighter who had occupational cancer

Robert Berryman, 61, began firefighting career in 1978

February 25, 2016  

The Wait Is Over

The passing of Bill 6, or the Enhanced Protection

January 12, 2016  

Lung cancer now an occupational disease for Ontario firefighters

WSIB claimants require a minimum of 15 years of service

December 8, 2015  

B.C. Place ordered to take actions on violence against staff

Vancouver stadium must comply with outstanding orders by Dec. 28

November 24, 2015  

Ontario may adjust partial workers’ comp benefits for inflation

All injured workers could receive full CPI adjustments in 2018

November 10, 2015  

Report accuses WSIB of interfering with medical professionals’ opinions

Board allegedly ignores diagnoses of injured workers’ doctors to cut costs

September 29, 2015  

Doctor suing WSIB and former employer over fraud claims

Brenda Steinnagel seeking more than $3 million in damages