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September 19 - 20, 2019

Sep 19, 2019 (9:00am-4:00pm)
Sep 20, 2019 (9:00am-4:00pm)



WSIB Level I - Rights & Obligations, , An introductory 12 hour course that provides an overview of Ontario’s compensation system. Participants will learn about the history and evolution of workers’ compensation. Parts of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act will be reviewed to give a clear understanding of what workers and employers are covered mandatorily under the compensation scheme. There will be detailed discussion regarding the legal definition of accident as well understanding what injuries are considered work-related. The Board’s legal tests that are applied in decision-making will be examined. Participants will review the statutory obligations of both workers and employers mandated by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act. They will also learn what rights are provided by the legislation. Also included will be a review of Early and Safe Return to Work, the re-employment obligation and insight into the operations of the WSIB. Hands on experience interpreting and completing Board forms are included.

Sep 5, 2019

Kinghts of Columbus Hall
170 Ellis Ave
Pembroke, Ontario


Affiliate: $40
Non-affiliate: $50

Additional $40 material cost per person.
Lunch and breaks for both days are included in the (Affiliate/Non Affiliated fee)

Your registration is not final until payment is received. If payment is not received within 7 days, your seat will be released.
Please make cheques payable to: Renfrew District CUPE Council
Mail payment to: CUPE Ottawa Valley Area Office
ATT: Heather Fleury
380 Isabella ST
Pembroke ON
K8A 5T2

Please note that this workshop may be cancelled due to low registration or other reasons.

Send your cancellation request in writing with your local number, address and telephone number by the registration deadline to:

In response to the health concerns of our members and staff, CUPE has implemented a Scent-Free Policy at all of our workshops. Scented products such as hair spray, perfume and deodorant can trigger reactions such as respiratory distress and headaches. Facilitators and participants are asked to refrain from using scented products while attending our workshops and meetings. Thank you for your cooperation.

Heather Fleury

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