At a Meeting of the Executive Council in Committee, Present:
EXECUTIVE COUNCIL __________________________ 26 SEPTEMBER 2017
ADVISORY COUNCIL ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN ACT
ADVISORY COUNCIL ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN...
February 2017, Vol. 13 Issue 2
FEEDBACK SOUGHT FOR PROPOSED
AMENDMENTS TO WHMIS
The Occupational Health and Safety Advisor
Council is seeking feedback on proposed
amendments to the WHMIS Regulations. To view
the proposed amendments and for...
March 2017, Vol. 13 Issue 3
COMMUNICATING WITH INJURED
Maintaining a connection with an injured
worker is an important claim management tool
and can help ensure the worker is able to return
to work in an early and safe way. Regular
April 2017, Vol. 13 Issue 4
APRIL 28 DAY OF MOURNINGth
April 28 of each year is observed as the Nationalth
Day of Mourning and this year Prince Edward
Islanders are being asked to remember all the men
and women who were killed, disabled or injured...
May 2017, Vol. 13 Issue 5
NEW DECISIONS FROM WCAT
The Workers Compensation Appeal Tribunal has
posted several new decisions online. A summary
of Decision 235 is provided below, or you can
view the full decision online at:
June 2017, Vol. 13 Issue 6
WCB 2016 ANNUAL REPORT
The Workers Compensation Board held its annual
public meeting on June 26, 2017, at which they
released their 2016 Annual Report.
The Report includes such information as an
overview of the 2016-2018...
July 2017, Vol. 13 Issue 7
CCOHS WHITE PAPER ON CANNABIS
The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and
Safety released a white paper last month titled:
Workplace Strategies: Risk of Impairment from
Cannabis. The CCOHS white paper is available to...
August 2017, Vol. 13 Issue 8
WHMIS 2015 UPDATE
The Workers Compensation Board, with the
approval of the Lieutenant Governor in Council,
introduced new Occupational Health and Safety
Act Workplace Hazardous Materials Information
Climate Change Adaptation Public Consultation Comments
As part of the development of the Climate Change Action Plan, Islanders were invited to
provide comments on a public input document produced by the UPEI Climate Lab. All
January 2017, Vol. 13 Issue 1
EMPLOYERS ARE REMINDED OF
The deadline for employers to file their
registration renewal with the Workers
Compensation Board is February 28, 2017.
Employers should submit their 2017-2018