News

News

January 12 / 2016
The WSCC’s new online information sharing forum for employers. Share important safety information, ask questions, collaborate, and gain easy access to important safety information.
November 09 / 2015
WSCC offices are closed Wednesday, November 11, in honour of Remembrance Day, and reopen 8:30am, Thursday November 12. To report a serious workplace injury or incident call 1-800-661-0792.
November 05 / 2015
Yellowknife, NT (November 5, 2015) – Today, the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut released its 2016 employer assessment rates. New this year...
October 26 / 2015
Yellowknife, NT (October 26, 2015) – Today, the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) announces the release of WSCC Connect, our new e-Business services. Engagement with Northerners...
October 09 / 2015
Yellowknife, NT (October 9, 2015) – On October 6, 2015, Bill Prodromidis, a former Marine Manager, employed by the Government of the Northwest Territories Department of Transportation,  was found...
September 30 / 2015
Yellowknife, NT (September 30, 2015) – The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) announces the release of our new Code of Practice on Return to Work Programs. Return to Work (RTW)...
July 10 / 2015
The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) was recently notified that unauthorized training providers are using aggressive sales tactics with misleading information about workplace...
June 24 / 2015
The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) proudly announces the promotion of Fred Bailey to his new role as Chief Inspector of Mines, Prevention Services. Fred has over 34 years of...
June 19 / 2015
Yellowknife, NT (June 19, 2015) – Today, the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission, Prevention Services, issued Imminent Danger directions as part of an inspection report of the Polaris...
June 16 / 2015
Yellowknife, NT (June 16, 2015) – Saturday, the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) announced  the winners of the 58th Annual Mine Rescue Competition, held June 12-13, 2015 in...