Webinar | Alberta WCB Bill 47 Legislative changes

The Government of Alberta recently passed the Ensuring Safety and Cutting Red Tape Act which amends the Workers’ Compensation Act. This informative webinar provides you with an overview of the legislative changes, including the duty to cooperate, and explains what these changes mean for you.
Important Changes Include:
  • The definition of egregious conduct.
  • The evolution of psychological injury coverage.
  • Workers’ and employers’ duty to cooperate.
  • Other changes impacting your workers’ compensation system.
Topics we will review:
  • Details of Canadian regulations
  • How to prepare (Staged Enforcement)
  • Differences from regulations in the United States
  • Regulation timelines in Canada
  • Third-party certification process
  • Alberta Provincial Carriers (Provincial Hours of Service Regulation)
Apr. 14, 2021
Time: 12:00PM - 1:30PM
Fee: $0.00
Location:Webinar – Hosted by Zoom Video Conferencing

Webinar | Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials Awareness

Please join us for a webinar presented by an industry subject matter expert who will raise awareness and provide information on resources and requirements related to Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (NORM).  Topics include:
  • NORM Awareness
  • Detection and Classification
  • Worker Protection
  • NORM Regulations
  • Transport and Disposal Requirements
 About the presenter 
Cody Cuthill has experience with NORM that dates back to the first oil well identified in Alberta to contain NORM in 1988. He has been involved in licensing three of Canada’s six NORM waste management facilities including Canadas’s first decontamination facility in Standard Alberta in 1997. He is a member of Health Canada’s NORM Working Group charged with oversite of the Canadian NORM Guidelines and has been a key note speaker at numerous international NORM conferences including the International Atomic Energy Agencies, NORM symposium series.
Apr. 27, 2021
Time: 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Fee: $0.00
Location:Webinar – Hosted by Zoom Video Conferencing
Notes: Please note the time is in PST

Webinar | Day of Mourning Remembrance

In 2012, Wendy-Ellen's family experienced a traumatic workplace tragedy when they lost their son Blaine to an oilfield work-related accident. Today, she is a volunteer with Threads of Life – the Association for Workplace Tragedy Family Support. Many things have changed in Wendy-Ellen's life since that fateful day. Her story will encourage attendees to renew their commitment to improve health and safety in the workplace. 

Join us to hear Wendy-Ellen's story as we mark April 28, the National Day of Mourning, a day dedicated to remembering those who have lost their lives, or suffered injury or illness on the job or due to a work-related tragedy.
Apr. 28, 2021
Time: 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Fee: $0.00
Location:Webinar – Hosted by Zoom Video Conferencing

Webinar | Fit for Duty Challenges a Year After COVID

In this session, we will review the unique challenges that COVID has placed in the oil and gas sector. Topics covered will include:
  • 2020 Industry test data
  • Compare and contrast of various testing methods, mediums, and technologies 
  • Cannabis vs alcohol
  • Impairment vs Intoxication
  • Key geographical fit for duty focal points
  • Emerging compliance requirements focused on policy enforcement (supervisor training)
About the Presenter:
Dan Demers serves on the executive team of CannAmm as the director responsible for educating Canadian employers on fit for duty best practices within occupational safety programs.  He is a Certified Substance Abuse Program Administrator, and an expert in fitness for duty standards. Providing trustworthy information, and best practices, Mr. Demers achieves his mission of effectively and sustainably reducing social harm by increasing workplace safety for the benefit of workers and their families. 
May. 5, 2021
Time: 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Fee: $0.00
Location:Webinar – Hosted by Zoom Video Conferencing

Webinar | Psychological Injuries in the Workplace

You are familiar with how best to care for your workers following a physical injury, but you may have questions on how to support a safe and timely return-to work for a worker who is coping with a psychological injury. This seminar will cover WCB policy and legislation related to psychological injuries, the claims decision making process, psychological injury treatment, and how to successfully support your workers through recovery. Our aim is to increase understanding of mental health injuries in the workplace.

What you will learn:
  • Key legislation and policies
  • How to support a safe and timely return-to-work
  • Tools and best practices
  • Where to find additional support
May. 12, 2021
Time: 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Fee: $0.00
Location:Webinar – Hosted by Zoom Video Conferencing

Our goal:

Zero injuries.

Zero incidents.