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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.
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...
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.
Manufacturing sector had highest lost-time incident rate than any other sector last year.
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.