Get Free Support with WSIB Claims and Appeals

Have you heard of the Office of the Employer Advisor (OEA)?  The “OEA provides Ontario employers with expert, free and confidential advice, representation and education on all workers’ compensation issues under the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, and on unjust reprisal issues under the Occupational Health and Safety Act,” EmployerAdviser.ca. In other words, they are…

Building a Health and Safety Culture 

True story: A Ministry of Labour auditor walks through a member’s doors and requests their health and safety plan. The member confesses that they’ve recently joined CEDA’s 5Plus program and are establishing their required plan.  What does the auditor do? They give them grace because the member is taking steps toward a safer workplace.  Would…

Compare CEDA’s Online Training to Other Providers 

CEDA recently moved Safety Talks to an online portal.  To refresh your memory, we used to offer 30-minute sessions eight times a month at pre-defined times. That meant that your team had to adhere to our schedule to stay up to date on your health and safety training.  Now, you can do it wherever and…

Workplace Health and Safety Requirements 

Workplace safety is everyone’s responsibility.  Your role and your team’s roles will define how you support a joint health and safety effort, which we’ve outlined below with select clippings from the Ontario Health and Safety Act (OHSA).  Please note: this article does not replace the Ontario Health and Safety Act, nor does it act in…