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New Provincial Health & Safety Organization Launched to Foster Safety Culture in Manufacturing and Processing Sectors
For Immediate Release! New Provincial Health & Safety Organization Launched to Foster Safety Culture in Manufacturing and Processing Sectors.
WorkplaceNL holds discounted average assessment rate at $1.69
November 9, 2020 WorkplaceNL holds discounted average assessment rate at $1.69 St. John’s, NL – Effective January 1, 2021, WorkplaceNL will hold the average assessment rate paid by employers at $1.69 per $100 of payroll, including a temporary $0.21 discount. The...
2019 Workplace Injury Rates
WorkplaceNL reports 2019 workplace injury rates
St. John’s, NL – The lost-time incidence rate due to workplace injury or illness in Newfoundland and Labrador remained at 1.6 per 100 workers in 2019.
New manufacturing, processing safety council launching in N.L.
Manufacturing sector had highest lost-time incident rate than any other sector last year.
Manufacturing and Processing Safety Council to Help Reduce Workplace Injuries
St. John’s, NL – WorkplaceNL has approved $1.5 million, over five years, for the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters NL Division (CME NL) to create a manufacturing and processing safety sector council in the province.