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The Essentials of Occupational Health, Safety and Disability [...]

  OOHNA is offering The Essentials of Occupational Health, Safety and Disability Management Course formerly offered by Prime Knowledge Limited starting April 21, 2018. It is a seven-day, in-class introductory course to Occupational Health & Safety and Disability Management. This course is excellent for RNs who want to get into the health and safety specialty or as a refresher for occupational health and safety [...]
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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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What does an OHN do When Health Services is closed?

 OOHNA has created a new resource document:What Does an Occupational Health Nurse do When the Health Services Department is closed? If you come to work and your client has chosen to close the Health Services department, what does the Occupational Health Nurse do? What are your responsibilities? As a benefit to Ontario Occupational Health Nurses Association (OOHNA) members, OOHNA Resources will be available in the Member Only section [...]
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