Yellowknife, NT (January 25, 2016) – Today, the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) announce the release of Safety Share, a new online safety forum for employers operating in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
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.
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.
Yellowknife, NT (November 5, 2015) – Today, the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (
New this year, employers can conveniently access the individual subclass rates for all industries for the upcoming year via WSCC Connect, the WSCC’s new e-Business service.
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 identified a need for online access to WSCC services. WSCC Connect now delivers on making information easier for employers to access and complete all at their convenience online.
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 guilty under Section 10(1) of the Safety Act.
This finding stemmed from an incident that took place on August 29, 2013 at Mr. Prodromidis’ former office in Fort McPherson.
Mr. Prodromidis will appear before the Court later this year for a sentencing hearing.
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.
The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) was recently notified that unauthorized training providers are using aggressive sales tactics with misleading information about workplace training. These training providers have been contacting businesses indicating that their organization must take specific Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) training to comply with the law.
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 experience working in the mining industry. In the North, he worked at the Minto, Elsa, Snap Lake, and Nanisivik Mines. He has also worked at a number of international mines, such as the El Mochito Mine in Honduras, Jena Mine in Zimbabwe, and El Limon Mine in Nicaragua.
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 Apartments in Yellowknife.
The directions stemmed from a June 14, 2015 fire that caused significant damage to the Yellowknife apartment building, rendering it structurally unstable.