Preventing workplace injuries is the most effective way to protect workers and control an employer's workers compensation costs. The SAFE Work...
News Archive: WCB
The WCB and Safe Work Manitoba are conducting a survey of Manitoba workplaces and need your voice! Help build a safer Manitoba. The survey asks...
On–Site Safety and Health Management Solutions is pleased to announce that we have received funding through the Workers Compensation Board of...
1 Life Workplace Safety & Health, a Manitoba company and member of the Manitoba Chamber of Commerce, is the proud recipient of the The Canadian...
The online Employer Registration Request allows new employers to begin the registration process online at their convenience instead of over the phone or in person. The application is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and employers need only provide the information one time. [Click on Logo to learn more]
Maharaj comes to the WCB from the Healthcare Employees Benefit Plans Manitoba (HEB) where he held the position of Chief Executive Officer from 2007 to present. In this role, he was responsible for strategic and operational planning for the organization as well as being the primary contact between HEB operations and the Board of Trustees. [Click on Logo for more information]
“Safe Working Procedures Critical During Hot Summer Months” WCB Manitoba Offers Tips to Prevent Heat Stress
As seasonal heat waves continue, it becomes increasingly important for outdoor workers to take precautions against the heat. [Click on Logo to learn more]
“Tales from the Creep” campaign utilizes social media (and a free MacBook or iPad) to reach out to youth about safety. [Click on Pic to learn more]
“Ongoing injury prevention initiatives helped to decrease the time loss injury rate by 41 per cent over the past decade,” says WCB President and CEO Doug Sexsmith. “The time loss injury rate decreased to an estimated 3.3 per 100 full time workers in 2010, the lowest on record for Manitoba. This means year after year, thousands more workers are coming home safely.” [Click on Pic to learn more]
The WCB’s latest SAFE Work campaign – Tie One On – reminds everyone of the importance of using injury protection, and points them to the appropriate guidelines and resources to provide information and help prevent falls from heights. [Click on Logo to learn more]
“Through the years, the initiatives supported through the Research and Workplace Innovation Program have resulted in practical applications and new resources that have been shared with employers, workers, and the general public,” says WCB President and CEO Doug Sexsmith. [Click on Pic to learn more]
“We are excited to be welcoming Dan Robertson to the WCB and to be moving ahead in the development of a WCB office in Brandon,” says Doug Sexsmith, WCB President and CEO. “This announcement brings us one step closer to providing Brandon workers and employers with face-to-face help on preventing injuries and returning workers to health and meaningful work in the event workplace injuries occur.” [Click on Pic to learn more]