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Two Sask. companies fined over $80,000 after employees injured on job

Two serious work place injuries have resulted in hefty fines for two Saskatchewan companies.

The first incident took place on Nov. 6, 2017 near Ceylon. A worker sustained serious head injuries after falling approximately six feet when stepping from one scaffold platform to another. 226 more words

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Social Media

You have a Facebook page; You tweet; You Instagram – and you have an injury at work.

BEWARE!

Whether you intend to or not – you are leaving an evidence trail. 355 more words

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Building a Top Pharmacy Benefit Management Program for Injured Workers Requires Expertise, Data, and Committed Partners

Since its inception, the Connecticut Interlocal Risk Management Agency (CIRMA) has taken on the unique challenges that municipalities face when caring for injured workers. As part of their solution, CIRMA turned to Coventry’s Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) program, First Script. 345 more words

Injured Workers

Fifth anniversary of Lac-Mégantic tragedy: Hold rail monopolies and governments accountable!

By Pierre Chénier

 July 6, 2018 marks the fifth anniversary of the Lac-Mégantic tragedy, one of the worst train disasters in Canadian history. On the evening of March 5, the Mégantic community participated in a silent march that ended at the cemetery where many of the victims of the tragedy are buried. 1,368 more words

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Injured Workers Day: On the 4th Annual Justice Bike Ride in Northern Ontario

Yesterday I read a really interesting and inspiring article in the Ontario Political Forum on the theme of standing up for injured workers in Northern Ontario. 1,150 more words

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The WSIB’s internal documents on adjudicating mental stress claims

We entered a new era in the compensation of work-related mental disorders on January 1st this year:

  • The statutory bar on compensation for “mental stress” claims was removed (prior to January 1, 2018, …
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