Prevention Link is thrilled to announce our virtual training dates for this summer. Our popular introductory workshops of Level 1 and Level 2 will explore worker and employer rights and obligations under the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, and the benefits and services available. We are working on adding more dates for Return to Work 101 and Hearings in Writing so please stay tuned.
Who should attend: WSIB representatives, Workers’ Compensation activists, RTW specialists, union leadership and union stewards, H&S representatives and activists, supervisors and employers, young workers.
These self-paced courses are two-week long with three two-hour mandatory virtual meetings.
Cost: $399.00 per course. Register early to get $50.00 discount.
LEVEL 1: Rights and Obligations
This introductory course begins by exploring the history of the health and safety and compensation systems in Ontario and the development of legislation and the general principles of the system.
- History & Principles of Workers’ Compensation
- When is an Injury Compensable
- Reporting an Injury and Filing a Claim
- Return to Work Basics
June 14-28, 2021
The deadline to register is June 2, 2021.
Register before May 23rd to receive our early bird discount.
August 9-23, 2021
The deadline to register is July 29, 2021.
Register before July 18th to receive our early bird discount.
LEVEL 2: Benefits and Services (Prerequisite course: Level 1)
Participants explore the significance of legislation (OHSA, WSIA), regulations and policy, including changes to the legislation and the effects these changes have had on benefits, and the benefits available under the WSIA. They also explore detailed examples of benefit calculations and parameters affecting the final numbers, as well as the structure of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) and appeal system and the adjudication process.
- Regulation & Policy
- Benefits & Services
- Funding the System
- Professional Responsibilities
- WSIB File Examination
July 13-27, 2021
The deadline to register is June 30, 2021.
Register before June 13th to receive our early bird discount.
September 1-13, 2021
The deadline to register is August 19, 2021.
Register before August 8th to receive our early bird discount.
About our online training
Our team has created interactive courses using an industry-leading Learning Management System with modules, presentations, videos, and discussions to make this valuable program engaging. Learn all about the workers’ compensation system in Ontario from the comfort of your own home with the support of the Prevention Link Team.
“The slides were easy, the quizzes were fun, and you were very insightful and quite engaging. Your passion for your work really reflected in how you spoke, and shared anecdotes, so thank you!” D.C. – Stratford, Ontario
“Thank you for leading this course. You are very knowledgeable, and I appreciate that you went the extra mile to provide us with extra information and guiding us towards documents and policies related to our areas of need. Your efforts were very much appreciated.” A.P. – OECTA