February 2018, Vol. 14 Issue 2
OEA TO ATTEND TIAPEI TOURISM
The Office of the Employer Advisor will be
attending the TIAPEI job fairs to meet with
employers and provide information on our
services. Our office will have a booth set up in the...
January 2018, Vol. 14 Issue 1
EMPLOYERS ARE REMINDED OF
The deadline for employers to file their
registration renewal with the Workers
Compensation Board is February 28, 2018.
Employers should submit their 2017-2018
December 2017, Vol. 13 Issue 12
WINTER SAFETY - SNOW & ICE
The month of December brings the onset of another
winter season and with winter comes special hazards,
such as ice, snow, and slush. These hazards can lead
to injuries from slips, trips...
November 2017, Vol. 13 Issue 11
PROPOSED CHANGE TO DEFINITION
The Workers Compensation Board has initiated a
consultation process on a proposed change to the
definition of “impairment” under the Workers
October 2017, Vol. 13 Issue 10
GLOBAL ERGONOMICS MONTH
October is Global Ergonomics Month! The
purpose of ergonomics is to match workplace
conditions and job demands to a person's
capabilities in order to improve worker safety and
September 2017, Vol. 13 Issue 9
NEW WHMIS 2015 RESOURCES
New Guide Available
The Workers Compensation Board of PEI has a
new guide available for employers and workers
which reflects the new Workplace Hazardous
Materials Information Systems (WHMIS)...
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...
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...