Day: February 22, 2019

“A new online repository of ‘current and credible’ occupational disease resources has been developed by the Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW) and the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS).” Article: Online repository developed for occupational disease resources Author: DCN News Services Date: February 22, 2019

“Senior management is doubling down on controversial changes at the provincial workers’ compensation board, as employees blast the organization’s new “call centre” model and warn that failure to address understaffing and service issues could have “life and death implications” for injured workers, according to documents obtained by the Star.” Article: WSIB’s ‘call centre model’ is […]

“Long before it publicly acknowledged rubber workers’ compensation claims needed a second look, Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board was internally flagging the sector as a cluster of occupational disease.” Article: WSIB had flagged rubber cases as disease cluster Author: Greg Mercer Date: Feb 19, 2019