Caught off Guard with a Surprise WCB Related Claim!

Its not uncommon for employers to get caught of guard with unexpected WCB related claims. In some instances, they can h ave serious and long-lasting impacts to your business. Here are some tips to keep you in the know: 1. EMPLOYEES WORKING ON PERSONAL PROJECTS IN YOUR WORKPLACE. Do you ever allow employees to work […]

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Protecting the Future of our Communities: Why You Need a Plan to Keep Young Workers Safe this Summer

Seasonal work often means hiring young workers. While young workers are wonderful assets to our communities and workplaces it is important t o be aware of and plan for their safety. Young Worker Facts: •  Workers aged 15 – 24 are the highest risk for workplace injuries and have 5 to 7 times the risk […]

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Training of Supervisors: A Cornerstone of the Internal Responsibility System and Effective Safety Management

Supervisors also know as managers, foremen and lead hands have shown to be the greatest influencers of the behaviours and safety performance of their employees.  Studies have also shown that when supervisors are trained in the purpose and function of the Safety Management System and how WCB works it has resulted in significant reduction in […]

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The Environment Matters: Why Every Organization Needs an Environmental Management System

An Environmental Management System (EMS) helps reduce your organization’s impact on the environment while improving operating efficiency. Join the webinar as we discuss how, an EMS helps an organization meet sustainability goals, comply with environmental regulations, and improve health and safety for both employees and the community. Learn how your organization can gain recognition and […]

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Overview of Canadian Environmental Protection Act

The Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEP     A 1999) came into force in March 2000 and is an important part of Canada’s federal environmental legislation aimed at preventing pollution and protecting the environment and human health. Its goal is to contribute to sustainable development – development that meets the needs of the present […]

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$5.3 Million Fine to Ontario Company Upheld – Why Environmental Stewardship Matters

November 2017, an Ontario judge upheld the fine after a fourteen-day trial. On January 2016, The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change announced that Sunrise Propane Energy Group Inc., its two directors and 1367229 Ontario Inc. were found guilty of seven charges under the Environmental Protection Act, including permitting the discharge of a contaminant […]

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Webinar: “Your Top 5 WCB Challenges and How to Manage Them”

Managing WCB claims and costs continues to be an ongoing challenge for many employers that can significantly impact the bottomline along with their workforce.  Join the free webinar as we’ll provide answers and solutions to the most common challenges employers face.  We will also discuss why effective WCB claims management is becoming more important than […]

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Deadly 7 of Safety: How the 80/20 Rule Can Accomplish More with Less

Born in Italy in 1848, Vilfredo Federico Damaso Pareto was an important philosopher and economist.  He observed that 80% of the land in Italy was owned by just 20% of the population. In the industries he investigated, 80% of the production came from 20% of the companies. This “universal truth” about the imbalance of inputs […]

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Webinar: “Employee Onboarding for Better Performance and Retention”

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52, 71, 124? How many Manitoba Companies Were Issued Stop Work Orders This Summer?

If you guessed 124 you’re right! Stop Work, means NO WORK and NO PRODUCTION! What would it cost for your workplace to be shut down for a day? A week? How would you meet production deadlines and customer expectations? Would you incur contractual penalties? A manufacturing client faces penalties in the rage of $200,000 if […]

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