Workplace Safety & Insurance Board
WHAT IS WSIB?
The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (formerly the Workers’ Compensation Board) was established in 1997 by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997, (WSIA). Under Part II of this Act, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) has a mandate to promote health and safety in workplaces and to reduce the occurrence of workplace injuries and occupational diseases.
The Renfrew County Catholic District School Board wants to keep you safe at work. Workplace safety is our number one priority. The links below have valuable information for both the employer and employees.
For RCCDSB employees, follow the link for Procedure to follow IN CASE OF INJURY AT WORK
First Aid Kits
- First Aid kits are required to be checked and signed off on a quarterly basis. Follow the link below for all requirements.
- All names of qualified first aides must be placed in with the first aid kits and kept up to date. (Remember Courses are offered every Spring and Fall for RCCDSB staff.)
LOCATION OF FIRST AID KITS & EYE WASH STATIONS can be found on a Utility Schematic located on the custodial door within each of the schools and facilities or on the H&S board across the Renfrew County Catholic District School Board.
Hazards of Concern
- Slips, Trips, Falls
- Bloodborne Pathogens
- Struck by/Against
Back Prevention & Injury
Slogans to Remember
- Accidents don’t just happen–they are caused.
- Don’t makeshift-make sure.
- Heedless hurry-endless worry.
- Awareness averts accidents.
- Remember each facility has a schematic on the custodial door outlining the first aid and eye wash stations, MSDS binders etc. …
•Each person has a responsibility to ensure the workplace is safe for all.•Each person must follow safety standards and job procedures.•Each person has the responsibility to prevent problems from occurring and take action to solve problems that might occur.•Each person must ensure what they do is the safest way of doing it.•Each person must take care of themselves to try and remain well in health.•Know your strengths and weaknesses in your ability to perform your job.•Report any hazards to your Supervisor or Health and Safety Representative immediately.•Be alert to anything that can cause harm to staff, students, visitors or yourself.•Get help if you cannot handle a problem on your own.•If you see an accident, do what’s right for the situation right away before it becomes worse.•Report all incidents or problems immediately.•Do the best job that you can and do it in a safe manner.