April 27: New Workplace Violence Initiative Announced


The WCB and the Saskatchewan Association of Safe Workplaces in Health announced a province-wide initiative to address workplace injuries due to violence. There were 936 claims reported to the WCB due to violence in 2016. The Provincial Violence Prevention Framework will be piloted in facilities in Saskatchewan health regions and includes tools such as information, training, manuals, web content, and videos for employers and workers.