Day: May 8, 2020

” ‘The older miners would have silicosis and the younger ones now are showing up with Parkinson’s.’ Harrison says his initial claim with WSIB was denied. The WSIB says those who had claims turned down in the past should contact the organization to have their case reviewed. Harrison says he plans to do that.” Article: […]

“This acknowledgement by WSIB is a major breakthrough for former miners who believe the inhalation of this powder during their employment may have contributed to any development of Parkinson’s they may have suffered later in life.” Article: Risk of Parkinson’s linked to use of McIntyre Powder in WSIB study Author: Ron Grech Date:  May 8, […]

“A new study facilitated by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board of Ontario states miners who were forced to inhale an aluminum powder before going to work are at a higher risk of Parkinson’s disease. The study focused on the use of McIntyre Powder.” Article: WSIB study finds link between use of McIntyre Powder in […]

“In long-term care where resident deaths and infections are soaring and where staffing levels are already low, PSWs, registered practical nurses and others on the frontlines are getting COVID in large numbers. Despite that, Rennick said upwards of 25 per cent health care workers who file a WSIB claim that they got COVID-19, are being […]