Day: January 28, 2019

“The review and recommendations will help the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) as it reviews new or previously considered occupational disease claims. That includes more than 300 previously denied claims from workers formerly employed in Kitchener’s rubber industry.” Article: Ontario to review occupational cancer Author: Greg Mercer Date: January 25, 2019

“Occupational disease and illness is a very complex issue. The review will give us a clearer picture of how workplace exposures can lead to occupational cancer and help inform our new prevention strategy to further protect Ontario workers.” Article: Ontario Names World Renowned Expert to Lead Review On Occupational Cancers Author: Ontario Ministry of Labour […]

“We found that women are four times more likely than men to experience sexual assault or unwanted touching on the job, no matter what occupation or industry they work in. Women are also 13 per cent more likely than men to be physically assaulted at work — a difference largely explained by the sectors women […]