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June 2017

Ontario leads Canada with low lost-time injury rate
By the Numbers: 2016 WSIB Statistical Report now available
TORONTO, June 26, 2017 – Ontario’s workplaces continue to be among the safest in Canada – since 2009, Ontario has had the lowest lost-time workplace injury rate in the country. The average lost-time injury rate for Canada in 2015 was 1.5 per 100 workers, compared with Ontario’s, which over the last four years has been below 1.0 per 100 workers.

May 2017

WSIB Has New Way to Measure Workplace Health and Safety
TORONTO, May 11, 2017 – The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) has developed a new tool, the Health and Safety Index, to measure the overall health and safety of Ontario’s workplaces.

WSIB Launches New Health and Safety Leadership Awards for Small Businesses
Companies can win cash to reinvest in health and safety
TORONTO, May 8, 2017 – The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) is proud to introduce a new recognition program -- the Small Business Health and Safety Leadership Awards.

WSIB seeks Ontarians’ input on chronic mental stress policy
TORONTO, May 4, 2017 – The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) wants to hear from Ontarians about its plans for supporting people who suffer from work-related chronic mental stress.


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