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Free New & Young Worker Webinar

May 31, 2019 – 10am


May 23, 2019
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TORONTO – The Ontario Ministry of Labour will run a province-wide new and young worker inspection initiative from July 15 – August 30, 2019.

Be prepared for an inspection. Join WSPS and the Ministry of Labour for a complimentary awareness webinar to help workplaces get ready for the initiative, learn more about keeping new and young workers safe and get links to free resources. The webinar will include a Q&A period. Register today!

New & Young Worker Facts:
According to the Ministry of Labour:

    • Workers new to a job are three times more likely to be injured during the first month on the job than more experienced workers.
    • Between 2011 and 2015, 33 young workers aged 15 to 24 died in work-related incidents, according to WSIB statistics.
    • In 2015, five young workers died.
    • Between 2011 and 2015, the WSIB approved 31,689 lost-time claims from young workers.