Day: January 18, 2021

“A new study by the Institute for Work and Health (IWH) finds that lost-time injury claims to the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) and claims for severe injuries are lower on unionized building trade construction jobsites in Ontario compared to non-unionized counterparts.” Article: ‘Union safety effect’ continues on Ontario’s ICI construction sites: IWH study […]

“Cunningham pointed to statistics showing that less than one per cent of successful COVID-related Workplace Safety and Insurance Board claims since the pandemic began have involved the construction industry. Of more than 10,000 COVID-related WSIB claims, 93 have been in construction, 11 of those in residential construction.” Article: Most construction projects can continue — but […]