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Ontario – Workers’ Compensation


WSIB Small Business Health & Safety Program

Want to learn how you can get a rebate of up to 5% of your WSIB premiums?

Workers Compensation Employer Advisors: An untapped small business resource?

Employer Advisors, also known as Employer Advocates, exist in many jurisdictions. This independent service is available free of charge, providing employers information, advice and advocacy on workers compensation issues. Check if these services are available in your province or territory.

Do you know how to effectively manage a workers' compensation claim?

Workers compensation claims can be very confusing and costly. Find out about ways to help effectively manage a WCB claim to safely bring your employee back to work, and reduce your costs. Advice is free for members: call 1-888-234-2232.

WSIB Voluntary Registration

Registrants who voluntarily register with WSIB may be treated differently than those who are found by WSIB.

Submitting a claim to WSIB?

There are important changes to the filing of a Form 7 you should know about.

WSIB Mandatory Coverage in the Construction Sector

Unsure about mandatory WSIB coverage (Bill 119) in the construction sector?

Mandatory WSIB poster

In case of injury poster must be posted in the workplace that requires mandatory WSIB registration and coverage.

WSIB audits and programs

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.

Contracting out your work and WSIB obligations

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.

Independent operators and the responsibilities of principals under the WSIA, 1997

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.

Employer classification system

The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) uses the employer classification system to help determine an employer’s premium rate.

Mandatory posters and training requirements in your business

The Ministry of Labour provides information on mandatory posting and training requirements required by your business.
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