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The time has come for you to renew your OOHNA membership [...]

It’s that time of year again, time to renew your OOHNA membership. 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 support [...]

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 [...]

New Mental Health Resource

New Mental Health Resource Leading mental health experts, Leanne Fournier and Mary Ann Baynton launched their new book The Evolution of Workplace Mental in Canada at the September 21, 2017 Gala for a Decade of Advancing Workplace Mental Health, hosted by the Great-West Life Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace. A digital version of the book is available worldwide for free download from: [...]

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:  How much do Ontario employers spend to prevent work-related injuries and illnesses? A team of researchers [...]

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 [...]