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The Workers' Compensation Act Committee of Review Submissions
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  Consultation Guide The Mining Regulations, 2003 Proposed Changes
The Government has concluded consultations on proposed changes to The Mines Regulations, 2003. These regulations govern minimum health and safety standards in Saskatchewan mines. The consultations have concluded and the Ministry of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety (Ministry) is in the process of preparing amendments.
  Consultation on Impairment in the Workplace
The Government is looking for your input on possible legislative changes to Part III (Occupational Health and Safety) of The Saskatchewan Employment Act and/or The Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, 1996 to address impairment in the workplace.
  Essential Services Amendment Backgrounder
On October 15, 2015, amendments to The Saskatchewan Employment Act on essential services were introduced. The amendments are the result of a public consultation process as well as the efforts of a working group comprised of public sector employers, the unions that represent their workers and government representatives, working cooperatively. Consultations played an integral role in the development of the new essential services legislation by involving public sector employers, unions as well as emergency services organizations. These consultations were held from May 2015 to September 30, 2015.
  Harmonization of Personal Protective Equipment requirements across Canada
This paper is intended to provide general information on the current regulatory requirements as well as the new standards that will be adopted, and whether there is a regulatory amendment required.
  WCB COR 2016 Report
The Workers’ Compensation Act Committee of Review (Committee) is a statutorily required body established under section 162 of The Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013. The mandate of the Committee is to review the Act, the regulations and the administration of the Act and regulations. The review conducted by the Committee provides a forum for injured workers and their family members, advocates, business and labour organizations as well as the general public to provide their insights into the workers’ compensation system in Saskatchewan.