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The Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) has proposed a 3.3 per cent drop to its 2014 average premium rate, from $1.51 to $1.46 per hundred dollars of payroll.
October 24, 2014 • Category: Legal Stories
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A new initiative in Nova Scotia is aiming to reduce musculoskeletal injuries (MSIs) in the health-care industry.
Written by Amanda Silliker
Monday, 20 October 2014 09:43
The Institute for Work & Health is launching a five-year study on the differences between men and women when it comes workplace injury risk, injury recovery and chronic disease.
Written by Amanda Silliker
Friday, 17 October 2014 00:00
ELLIOT LAKE, Ont. (CP) — Decades of incompetence, neglect, greed and dishonesty by a succession of owners, engineers and municipal officials led to the deadly cave-in of a northern Ontario mall two years ago, a judicial inquiry reported Wednesday.
Written by Colin Perkel
Thursday, 16 October 2014 09:47
  • Columns
    Any employer with a company-owned vehicle will be familiar with the common law notion of “vicarious liability” — the tort doctrine that imposes responsibility upon one person for the failure of another, with whom the person has a special relationship, to exercise such care as a reasonably prudent person would…
    Written by Carolyn Savoury
    Monday, 20 October 2014 14:37
    Professionals encouraged to proactively identify situations that could lead to bribery  The corruption of government officials is as old as health, safety and environmental (HSE) laws themselves. HSE government inspectors, officials and regulators may affect the starting, operation and disruption of business more than any other governmental authority. They may…
    Written by Norm Keith
    Thursday, 16 October 2014 14:22
    Effective fleet management must include a driver training program The number 1 cause of death for people aged four to 34 is an incident involving an automobile. Transport Canada statistics establish, on average, 3,000 people die per year in automobile incidents either as a driver, passenger, pedestrian or cyclist. Both…
    Written by Grant Aune
    Friday, 10 October 2014 12:48
  • Canada's Safest Employers
    The 2014 Canada's Safest Employers award winners to be announced soon! Watch for the November issue where we reveal the 2014 winners, or join us in the celebration on Oct. 28!
    Written by Amanda Silliker
    Friday, 04 July 2014 10:12
  • Safety Leader of the Year

    Thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination for the 2014 Safety Leader of the Year. Nominations are now closed. The winner will be featured in the December/January issue of COS

    Find out more about the COS Safety Leader of the Year program and past winners.

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