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Read the full spring 2021 WORKSAFELY™ e-news

Ensure your company qualifies for the WCB prevention rebate

Qualifying COR™ companies will continue to receive the 15% prevention rebate on their WCB premiums. This program returned approximately $1 million to the heavy construction industry in 2020 and, this year, looks to improve on that success. Companies will want to ensure that they provide key pieces of information to

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MHCA resumes training in class, in person; virtual instruction continues

WORKSAFELY™ will continue to offer online virtual training, however, our team recognizes that for many this may not provide the same learning experience to those who prefer in-person learning.  We now have secured a space to resume in-person training at the Manitoba Construction Sector Council office (1000 Waverley Street, Winnipeg),

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Keep our workers, job sites free of COVID-19 again this year

COVID-19 threw new challenges at us over the last year, but our industry was among the few permitted to continue operating as much of the business sector saw shutdowns. As spring approaches, we must remember that the health and safety protocols set in place to control the risks presented by

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Safety & health inspections focus on COVID-19 controls

WORKSAFELY™ COR™ meeting Working safely in a pandemic environment has presented numerous challenges to our industry and its work conditions, those who joined in WORKSAFELY™’s latest virtual COR™ meeting on February 17   heard. Among the topics discussed was the approach Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health is taking to inspections, to

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Ask the Auditor – MHCA advisor Q&A

A WORKSAFELY™ COR audit is a systematic process used to verify the performance of a health and safety management system, compared to an industry standard. The WORKSAFELY™ COR audit records, measures and presents the results of this verification. Every year, as we at MHCA review internal audits we field a

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Ask the Auditor – Safety Committee/Worker Safety Representative

A WORKSAFELY™ COR™ audit is a systematic process used to verify the performance of a health and safety management system, compared to an industry standard. The WORKSAFELY COR audit records, measures and presents the results of this verification. To pass the WORKSAFELY COR audit, a company must achieve a minimum

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WORKSAFELY™ Year in Review

2019 marks the 30th anniversary of the introduction of safety programming supported through the MHCA. I want to take a moment to share some thoughts about the past year. What started with just a single safety advisor in 1989 has evolved into a team at the MHCA.  We have grown

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Progress is the theme this year, WORKSAFELY™’s 30th anniversary

2019 is proving to be an exciting year of growth and recognition, as the MHCA’s WORKSAFELY™ program celebrates its 30th anniversary.   In late 2018, we introduced a hands-on introduction to the operation of heavy equipment through a heavy equipment workshop.  So far for 2019, we have delivered two training sessions

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