Prince Edward Island Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
Workplace Safety Initiatives in P.E.I <ul><li>The government of Prince Edward Island is constantly updating and renewing i...
Workers Compensation Board <ul><li>The Workers Compensation Board in P.E.I originated on March 24, 1949, accepting the pri...
Meredith’s Principles <ul><li>There are five Meredith Principles… </li></ul><ul><li>No-fault compensation </li></ul><ul><l...
No-fault compensation <ul><li>Workplace injuries are compensated without thinking about fault. If there is an accident, th...
Collective liability <ul><li>This principle means that the total cost of the compensation for the employee is shared by al...
Security of payment <ul><li>Injured workers are assured that they will receive compensation and benefits in the future. </...
Exclusive jurisdiction <ul><li>All compensation claims are given to the compensation board. The board makes all final deci...
Independent board <ul><li>The board is independent of any government or other group. </li></ul>
Worker’s Responsibilities <ul><li>In order to ensure that proper compensation is received the worker must take on some res...
Worker’s Responsibilities <ul><li>Immediately report the accident/injury to your supervisor and employer </li></ul><ul><li...
Worker’s Responsibilities <ul><li>See a doctor immediately and be sure to tell the doctor that you were injured at work </...
Employer’s Responsibilities <ul><li>The employer must also accept certain responsibilities to ensure his/her employee rece...
Employer’s Responsibilities <ul><li>The employer must provide the worker with first aid </li></ul><ul><li>The employer mus...
Employer’s Responsibilities <ul><li>The employer must file an Employer’s Report of Injury Form within 3 days of being noti...
Conclusion <ul><li>As you see from this presentation, Prince Edward Island has taken many precautions and are constantly r...
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Occupational Health and Safety in PEI, Canada

  1. 1. Prince Edward Island Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
  2. 2. Workplace Safety Initiatives in P.E.I <ul><li>The government of Prince Edward Island is constantly updating and renewing it’s policies regarding occupational health and safety. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Workers Compensation Board <ul><li>The Workers Compensation Board in P.E.I originated on March 24, 1949, accepting the principles made by William Meredith, the man who started workers compensation in Canada. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Meredith’s Principles <ul><li>There are five Meredith Principles… </li></ul><ul><li>No-fault compensation </li></ul><ul><li>Collective liability </li></ul><ul><li>Security of payment </li></ul><ul><li>Exclusive jurisdiction </li></ul><ul><li>Independent board </li></ul>
  5. 5. No-fault compensation <ul><li>Workplace injuries are compensated without thinking about fault. If there is an accident, the worker receives compensation without argument over liability for the injury </li></ul>
  6. 6. Collective liability <ul><li>This principle means that the total cost of the compensation for the employee is shared by all employers. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Security of payment <ul><li>Injured workers are assured that they will receive compensation and benefits in the future. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Exclusive jurisdiction <ul><li>All compensation claims are given to the compensation board. The board makes all final decisions on compensation. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Independent board <ul><li>The board is independent of any government or other group. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Worker’s Responsibilities <ul><li>In order to ensure that proper compensation is received the worker must take on some responsibilities. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Worker’s Responsibilities <ul><li>Immediately report the accident/injury to your supervisor and employer </li></ul><ul><li>Get first aid if you require it </li></ul>
  12. 12. Worker’s Responsibilities <ul><li>See a doctor immediately and be sure to tell the doctor that you were injured at work </li></ul><ul><li>Complete the Workers Report of Accident form given to you by the WCB </li></ul>
  13. 13. Employer’s Responsibilities <ul><li>The employer must also accept certain responsibilities to ensure his/her employee receives proper care. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Employer’s Responsibilities <ul><li>The employer must provide the worker with first aid </li></ul><ul><li>The employer must arrange immediate transport to a doctor </li></ul>
  15. 15. Employer’s Responsibilities <ul><li>The employer must file an Employer’s Report of Injury Form within 3 days of being notified by the worker </li></ul>
  16. 16. Conclusion <ul><li>As you see from this presentation, Prince Edward Island has taken many precautions and are constantly renewing regulations to ensure that workers are safe in their workplace. </li></ul>
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