Day: October 10, 2019

“Recent strong numbers on construction health and safety in Ontario and across Canada mask continuing problems that require immediate rectification, including implementation of significant worker-centric reforms.” Article: Building Trades calls for national health, safety strategy Author: Don Wall Date: October 8, 2019

“Jim Brophy said while the decision to reverse 31 of approximately 300 previously denied claims following the WSIB review is a “good first step,” a royal commission is needed to address occupational health risks and the compensation system across Canada.” Article: Occupational disease expert calls for royal commission on worker safety Author:  James Jackson Date: […]

“A Workplace Safety Insurance Board (WSIB) review has allowed compensation claims of 31 rubber workers from Kitchener-Waterloo that were previously denied. A dedicated review team, created by the WSIB last year, looked at 300 claims received between 2002 and 2017.  The reviewers upheld the denial of 253 of those claims. “An additional 24 claims are […]