Please join OOHNA for another successful year

Please join OOHNA for another successful year by renewing your membership today! Your membership means that the Occupational Health Nurses Association (OOHNA) can continue to be an active and strong voice on current issues and trends in the complex world of workplace health and safety and disability management. Membership rates remain the same as well as the Professional Liability Insurance premiums. We thank you for your past [...]
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The Essentials of Occupational Health, Safety and Disability [...]

Ontario Occupational Health Nurses Association Executive Director, Shirley Wylie thanks Pat Kent Bowman for her generous donation and for being our Primary Teacher of OOHNA's first "Essentials of Occupational Health, Safety and Disability Management course" from October 14, 2017 to November 25, 2017. Ruth McKillip for being our Program Leader, Marg Creen for being our Disability Management Teacher and Norma Segreto for supporting & [...]
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“IT’S YOUR JOB… PREVENTION STARTS [...]

We are pleased to share the Ministry of Labour’s launch of the 2017-18 It’s Your Job: Prevention Starts Here video contest. It’s Your Job challenges Ontario’s secondary school students to produce an original video that can be used in social media to illustrate the importance of working safely on the job. The contest provides a creative platform for youth to voice what they believe are the important workplace health and [...]
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WSIB’s 2018 premium rates are now available

The WSIB’s 2018 premium rates are now available on its website.  There will be a 3.3% reduction on the average premium rate in 2018 for Schedule 1 employers, making it $2.35 for every $100 of insurable earnings – down from $2.43 in 2017. The WSIB says the 2018 premium rates and the 2017 Economic Statement were updated on September 21, 2017 to help ensure rate group stability [...]
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Employers wanted for IWH OHS Spending Study

Institute for Work & Health’s Ontario study on employer investment in OHS is the first of its kind in Canada.  Recruitment for this study is expected to continue through the spring of 2017. Organizations interested in taking part are asked to contact Morgan Lay, research associate on the project, at: mlay@iwh.on.ca.  How much do Ontario employers spend to prevent work-related injuries and illnesses? A team of researchers [...]
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