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Arthurs' report: Experience ratings in Ontario
While reviewing the unfunded liability at Ontario's Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB), Harry Arthurs found himself in the middle of a dispute over the province's experience rating system. The former president of York University in Toronto discusses the recommendation he made to the WSIB about the appropriate next steps. Canadian HR Reporter TV met with Harry Arthurs at the International Symposium on the Challenges of Workplace Injury Prevention through Financial Incentives, held by the Institute for Work and Health in November 2012.
Health & Safety Videos
Feb 4, 2014
Domestic violence a workplace concern
Abusive relationships outside the workplace may have implications for employers and their employees. Barbara MacQuarrie, community director at Western University's Centre for Research and Education on Violence against Women and Children, tells Canadian HR Reporter TV about some of the warning signs to look for and how to respond
Nov 11, 2013
Workplace mental health: A manager's perspective
Rona Maynard, former editor-in-chief of Chatelaine magazine, speaks to Canadian HR Reporter TV about her experiences with depression in the workplace
Sep 30, 2013
IWH prepares online ergonomics training tool
Trevor King, a knowledge transfer associate with the Institute for Work and Health, fills Canadian HR Reporter TV in on the new online ergonomics training tool the organization is developing
Sep 3, 2013
Successfully managing OHS from a distance
Jeremy Shorthouse, manager of environmental health and safety at Molson Coors Canada, discusses the obstacles, challenges and opportunities of managing health and safety from a distance with Canadian HR Reporter TV.
Aug 14, 2013
Integrating driver safety into organizational culture
Paul Greco, Spectra Canada's director of health and safety, met with Canadian HR Reporter TV to discuss the organization's new strategy to establish driving safety as an integral part of its culture
Jul 9, 2013
It's time to talk about workplace mental health - Part 3
Canadian HR Reporter invited panellists to participate in a roundtable on mental health in the workplace. In the final video, listen to insight on whether psychological wellness initiatives are a difficult concept to sell to management and methods management can take today to be more accommodating.
Jul 2, 2013
It's time to talk about workplace mental health - Part 2
Canadian HR Reporter recently invited panellists to participate in a roundtable on mental health in the workplace. In the second of three videos, listen to insight on the development of CSA's Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace, whether it should be voluntary and the cost of implementation.
Jun 25, 2013
It’s time to talk about workplace mental health
Canadian HR Reporter recently invited panellists to participate in a roundtable on mental health in the workplace. In the first of three videos, listen to whether they believe a stigma currently exists and whether employers face any liabilities for not addressing the issue.
May 22, 2013
Male perspective on work-life balance
Cameron Phillips, president of Vancouver-based Bettermen solutions, explains to Canadian HR Reporter TV that there are work-life balance issues for men that are being ignored.
RETURN TO WORK
Mar 12, 2013
Getting back to work: Employers' role in return-to-work programs and reducing costs
Employers want to improve health and safety performance and limit workplace injury expenses, according to Liz Scott, CEO of Toronto-based Organizational Solutions. Scott sat down with Canadian HR Reporter TV to talk about how her experience with Ontario's WSIB can be applied across the country.
CANADA'S SAFEST EMPLOYERS
Jan 21, 2013
Search is on for 2013 Canada's Safest Employers
Nominations now open for annual awards – visit
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Jan 15, 2013
Blame poor conditions, not human error, for workplace accidents: Expert
When an accident occurs in the workplace, employers often search for the violation the worker committed that led to the incident, according to Todd Conklin, a senior advisor at the U.S. Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. Conklin spoke to Canadian HR Reporter TV about his view that human error may actually be system-induced.
Jan 3, 2013
Conversation critical between HR, safety and operations
The human resources, safety and operations departments at companies need to be better integrated, according to Stephanie Benay, a consultant with Bendex Safety Specialists. Canadian HR Reporter TV spoke with Benay about the critical conversation she says these departments need to have.
Nov 27, 2012
Suncor employees caught 'pink-handed'
The hand injury protection program at Suncor Energy also benefits the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Martin Mudryk, Suncor's loss and prevention officer, discusses the connection between these 2 seemingly different topics
CANADA'S SAFEST EMPLOYERS
Oct 20, 2012
Highlights from the Canada's Safest Employers awards gala
A look at the second annual awards ceremony, put on by
Canadian Occupational Safety
magazine, a sister publication to
Canadian HR Reporter
Oct 16, 2012
Building a better mouse
The most common computer mouse isn't adequately designed for someone working on a computer for an extensive time frame, according to Michael Craggs, president and CEO of Ergo Canada. He shows us some ergonomically-friendly computer mouse options
Oct 2, 2012
Corporate chaplaincy in the workplace
All Weather Windows introduced its chaplaincy program in 2006. Six years later, the program is still offering support to employees unlike most Canadian workplaces, says health and safety manager Estelle Carson
Sep 12, 2012
Shift work as a possible carcinogen
Paul Demers, director and member of the Occupational Cancer Research Centre steering committee, talks about shift work as a possible carcinogen.
Aug 28, 2012
Paul Demers, director and member of the steering committee of the Occupational Cancer Research Centre, talks about current research, knowledge gaps and research priority areas when it comes to workplace carcinogens
Aug 21, 2012
Keeping older workers safe on the job
Ian Howcroft, vice-president of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters, discusses what employers can do to ensure the safety of workers as they age
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