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2015/05/06
A video by Yellowknife high school students that encourages youth to be aware of workplace hazards has won first prize in the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission’s It’s Your Job territorial...
2015/05/04
The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Judy Kainz in her new role at the WSCC as Director, Prevention Services. Judy has over 30 years of...
2015/04/15
New Occupational Health and Safety Regulations Coming this Year Yellowknife, NT (April 16, 2015) – The Worker’s Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) is excited to announce that the New...
2015/04/14
Rowe’s Construction plead guilty to a charge under the Northwest Territories General Safety Regulations Yellowknife, NT (April 14, 2015) – On April 1, representatives of 851791 N.W.T. LTD.,...
2015/03/13
Warm weather making you consider clearing snow off your roof? You may need fall protection when working from heights. Find out more… http://www.wscc.nt.ca/sites/default/files/documents/Hazard%...
2015/02/25
Bullying happens everywhere. Bullying in the Workplace. Workplace bullying is a common occurrence in offices and worksites throughout Canada. Often considered rare, bullying among adults is...
2015/02/23
Read our latest Hazard Alert to see how this could affect you.
2015/02/20
Today, the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) announces the release of a new and improved website. Extensive engagement with Northerners identified five key areas of improvement,...
2015/02/17
The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) has changed. The new nationally recognized standard incorporates the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of...
2015/02/12
On February 11, 2015, WHMIS 2015 came into effect, incorporating the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). See the new, nationally coordinated information...