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Saskatchewan’s workplace total injury rate decreases in 2019

Total injury rate decreases by 9 per cent and Time Loss injury rate decreases by 6.5 per cent  2019 Total injury rate was 4.95 per 100 workers 2019 Time Loss (Time Loss + Fatality) injury rate was 1.86 per 100 workers 41 rate codes (84 per cent of rate codes) had a lower Total injury […]

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Protecting Your Organization and Employees

In any given week approximately 500,000 Canadian workers will be absent from work due to a mental health issue. In Canada, mental health problems, such as anxiety and depression, account for 30% of short-term and long-term disability claims and 70% of disability costs. Given the statistics noted above, as an employer, are you doing everything […]

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What is the Answer to Reducing Serious Injuries in the Workplace?

In the recent article, WorkSafe targets high-risk industries in new fatality and injury strategy, it states “serious injuries were up by almost 100, with reports through Workers’ Compensation Board reaching 2472 in 2018”. With an increase in serious injuries and fatalities due to workplace incidents sitting at 48 in 2018 and over 25 to date […]

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