Worksafe Saskatchewan

Workplace injuries decrease in Saskatchewan in a pandemic dominated 2020

Apr 21, 2021 | 9:28am

The Saskatchewan Workers Compensation Board says workplace injury rates decreased in 2020. In a news release it says the workplace total injury rate was 4.46 per 100 workers, which is a ten percent decrease from 2019. Time lost to workplace injuries also went down last year by 4.3 percent. Statistics also indicate that 90 percent […]

WorkSafe Saskatchewan aims to tackle workplace mental health during virtual learning event

Nov 25, 2020 | 6:26pm

WorkSafe Saskatchewan is holding a virtual psychological health and safety in the workplace learning event Thursday. One of the presentations is hosted by Mary Ann Baynton, who will lead a session titled “Stress, Work and a Pandemic. Baynton says she used a unique way to come up with her presentation topic. “We surveyed the WorkSafe […]

Sask. man with terminal lung cancer warning of the dangers of asbestos

Sep 13, 2020 | 9:28am

WorkSafe Saskatchewan is urging workers and homeowners about the dangers of asbestos by sharing the story of a man who has been affected by it. Wade Dieno, a resident of Chitek Lake, spent his work life in the trades working in Saskatchewan mines for decades before calling it a career in 2017. Soon after he […]

Government, WCB announce workplace fatalities and serious injuries strategy

Dec 2, 2019 | 1:57pm

Workplace safety was the discussion during an announcement on Monday morning in Regina. The provincial government, Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) and other dignitaries were at the Cumberland Gallery at the legislative building to present a new strategy to reduce serious injuries and fatalities in Saskatchewan. The three-year plan outlines targets and actions that will help […]