OHS Canada Magazine

Category
Workers Compensation

News
April 5, 2016  

Fredericton mourns firefighter who had occupational cancer

Robert Berryman, 61, began firefighting career in 1978

Feature
February 25, 2016  

The Wait Is Over

The passing of Bill 6, or the Enhanced Protection

News
January 12, 2016  

Lung cancer now an occupational disease for Ontario firefighters

WSIB claimants require a minimum of 15 years of service

News
December 8, 2015  

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

Vancouver stadium must comply with outstanding orders by Dec. 28

News
November 24, 2015  

Ontario may adjust partial workers’ comp benefits for inflation

All injured workers could receive full CPI adjustments in 2018

News
November 10, 2015  

Report accuses WSIB of interfering with medical professionals’ opinions

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

News
September 29, 2015  

Doctor suing WSIB and former employer over fraud claims

Brenda Steinnagel seeking more than $3 million in damages

News
September 15, 2015  

Study sheds light on union safety effect in construction sector

Unionized firms submit more claims but fewer lost-time ones: IWH

Feature
September 8, 2015  

Ties that Bind

Your workplace has a health and safety program in place; the employees are well trained and aware of the hazards in the workplace. With an impressive safety record, employees can be proud of your commitment to safety. But what about the contractors that a company engages?

News
July 14, 2015  

Alberta to adopt OHS protection for farmers

Agriculture Minister Oneil Carlier: “The time has come to make the change.”

News
June 2, 2015  

Injured workers campaign for awareness with intercity bike tour

Tour joins the annual Injured Workers’ Day rally

News
April 28, 2015  

Study: time-loss injuries may depend on work demands, premium rates

Line between no-time-loss injuries and time-loss injuries becoming blurrier

News
April 21, 2015  

Alberta saw 25 farming fatalities in 2014: Chief Medical Examiner

Province needs safety legislation to prevent injuries, fatalities, says farm union

News
February 17, 2015  

Sex worker groups question constitutionality of new legislation

Advocacy groups send open letter to attorney general

News
February 10, 2015  

Comp board revises oh&s training

Newfoundland’s Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission announces revisions to safety training

News
January 13, 2015  

Police association calls for full workers’ compensation for officers

Newfoundland and Labrador police officers currently receive only 80 per cent of pre-injury net earnings, says Service NL

News
November 17, 2014  

Bill aims to protect temporary, vulnerable workers

Ontario to pass liability rules on temp agencies

News
September 8, 2014  

WCB sees drop in number of surcharged employers in Nova Scotia

(Canadian OH&S News) — Slightly fewer employers in Nova Scotia — 107, compared to 113 in 2014 — will receive a surcharge next year, the Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia (WCB) has announced.

Feature
September 1, 2014  

Big Brother’s Watching

Ontario’s workers’ compensation board is increasingly using covert surveillance to target injured workers with costly claims, legal experts say.

News
May 20, 2014  

RCMP in B.C. reviewing pipelayer death from 2012

(Canadian OH&S News) — The Oct. 11, 2012 death of a pipelayer in a Burnaby, British Columbia trench is now under review by the RCMP, following a past investigation by the province’s workplace safety and compensation agency,…