There are important changes to the filing of a Form 7 you should know about.
Unsure about mandatory WSIB coverage (Bill 119) in the construction sector?
In case of injury
poster must be posted in the workplace that requires mandatory WSIB registration and coverage.
There are a number of audits and programs that WSIB carries out. They can be cumbersome, but have to be complied with. Here are some helpful hints.
When hiring an an independent operator or contractor confirm with WSIB that they are NOT your employee, or WSIB may deem you responsible for them. ASK contractors for a WSIB Clearance Certificate to ensure you have no problems if there is an accident with one of them.
Under the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997 (WSIA), a worker includes anyone employed
under a contract of service or apprenticeship with an employer carrying on a business listed in
Schedule 1 or Schedule 2 of the WSIA.
The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) uses the employer classification system to help determine an employer’s premium rate.
The Ministry of Labour provides information on mandatory posting and training requirements required by your business.