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Bancroft Institute for Studies on Workers’ Compensation and Work Injury full-day session “Pre-existing or Related? Workplace Chronic Health Conditions” shares the latest information on pre-existing conditions and worker’s compensation from both health care and legal perspectives. (Download flyer)
Keynote speaker: Becky Casey and Peri Ballantyne discuss findings from their recently published study “Diagnosed Chronic Health Conditions Among Injured Workers With Permanent Impairments and the General Population.” (Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine)
Workshop discussion and panel presentations will inform those considering submissions for the upcoming WSIB review of the pre-existing conditions policy.
Registration required (so we know the numbers attending) – please go to Eventbrite to register and order your ticket(s); choose to pay online or at the event; if unwaged, select free ticket).
For further information, please email BancroftInstitute@gmail.com
Tokens will be provided for the unwaged.
Please help make this a scent-free event for persons who have health problems caused by chemicals in fragrances. Your co-operation in not wearing perfumes, colognes, aftershaves and other scented products is appreciated.
OFL Prevention Link and the Office of the Worker Adviser are cosponsoring a Worker Community Strategy Session on Joint Return to Work Initiatives.
The summit aims to bring together a diverse group of union RTW and compensation representatives, healthcare professionals, and researchers who share a vested interest in the benefits of successful and sustainable joint RTW programs.
- See Registration Form for additional details.
CUPE Central Western Ontario District Ontario holds its annual conference 17-21 October. For further details go to event website https://cwo.cupe.ca/event/2017-injured-workers-health-safety-conference/ or contact CUPE Ontario (905) 739-9739.
Save the date! Monday December 4th, 2017 (afternoon): Compensation in the Precarious Economy. Location and further details TBA.
Save the date! Monday March 5th (evening) and Tuesday Marcy 6th (full day), 2018: Two day event with a focus on Workers’ Compensation and Health/Health Care Issues. Location and further details TBA.
Save the date! Tuesday May 15th, 2018: International comparators in compensation and employment policy. Location and further details TBA.