Media Release: Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut Launch Inuktitut Website

Yellowknife, NT (March 31, 2016) – Today, the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) announces the launch of the Inuktitut version of our website.

The WSCC commits to increasing knowledge and understanding of WSCC services and improving stakeholder access to those services. In support of these goals, the WSCC developed and launched an Inuktitut version of our website.

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Hazard Alert: Slips, Trips, and Falls

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Yellowknife, NT (January 29, 2016) – Today, the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) release a Hazard Alert, advising Northerners to exercise caution and use safe work practices to prevent slips, trips, and falls.

Within a one week period, two workers at different locations in Iqaluit, Nunavut slipped and fell on icy surfaces. Both suffered serious bone fractures requiring surgery.

Slips, trips, and falls remain a major cause of injury in the workplace:

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