Workplace Injury Symposium & New Mandatory Workplace Poster


International Symposium
Toronto, November 29-30. The Institute for Work & Health will host the International Symposium on the Challenges of Workplace Injury Prevention through Financial Incentives. This symposium will provide a forum for researchers, students, policy-makers, injured worker communities, employer organizations, worker organizations and other stakeholders to discuss the social, economic and policy implications of using financial incentives as a mechanism for preventing workplace injuries. Details...

New Mandatory Workplace Poster
Beginning October 1, 2012, employers must display a new workplace poster “Health & Safety at Work: Prevention Starts Here.” It is available from the Ministry of Labour website in English, French and 15 other languages.

The Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) requires employers to post in the workplace a copy of the act and any explanatory material — such as this poster — prepared by the Ministry outlining the rights, responsibilities and duties of workers.

The poster is available online in PDF format in 17 languages. Posters can be printed in black-and-white or in colour and must be displayed in letter size (8.5 x 11 inches) or larger. Free printed copies (English and French only) are available from ServiceOntario Publications.

If you have questions about this message or any of the other changes occurring in the health and safety system, please don’t hesitate to contact me or any member of my staff. 
Elizabeth S. H. Mills, President & CEO
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