Work related injury :In the event, that you suffer a work-related injury, you must report to the client Supervisor and to your Manco HR office. You will need to come to the Manco HR branch to complete the necessary workers compensation injury reporting forms within 24 hours of seeking medical assistance. Late reporting of a claim will mean that Manco HR will be fined by the workers compensation board. You will be expected to supply functional abilities medical information or specific restrictions and maintain weekly contact with Manco during your recovery. Manco HR will contact you to discuss return to work options during your recovery. **Suitable modified work is available and will be offered to you if you are temporarily unable to perform your regular duties. **
Serious Injury Notification Policy
INTRODUCTION :Manco HR Inc. is sincerely concerned with injury/incident prevention.Our goal is to take a pro-active approach in preventing injuries/incidents at our workplace. It is our policy to care for any victim(s) first, by providing immediate first aid and emergency transportation if necessary and to ensure that all other personnel are safe. In accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation, all workers and clients are to be educated and instructed to report all injuries/incidents (which may or may not have resulted in any damage or loss). All such situations must be investigated to determine why the situation occurred and identify the hazards, which should be eliminated or minimized.
DEFINITIONS : INJURYAn event that results in physical harm to an employee. An injury is often directly referred to as an accident.
INCIDENT :An undesired event that could (or does) downgrade the efficiency of the organization. An incident does not cause physical harm to a person or damage to property. However, under slightly different circumstances it could have.
SERIOUS INJURY-Immediate Notice :Section 172 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation requires immediate notice of certain accidents An employer must immediately notify the Board of the occurrence of any accident that resulted in serious injury to or the death of a worker, involved a major structural failure or collapse of a building, bridge, tower, crane, hoist, temporary construction support system or excavation, involved the major release of a hazardous substance If there is any doubt, treat the injury as a serious injury until proven otherwise.
NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS :In the event of an injury/incident, the following internal and external reporting requirements must be adhered to.
INTERNAL REPORTING REQUIREMENTS :Client supervisor immediately Manco HR Inc. manager
EXTERNAL REPORTING REQUIREMENTS :Serious injury or fatality – WorkSafeBC, immediately by phone 1-888-621-7233 or after hours at 1-866-922-4357 and separate preliminary written report required within 48 hours (Employer Incident Investigation Report (EIIR)). WSBC, within 72 hours, if worker loses time, seeks medical treatment or earns less than regular pay.
COMMUNICATION :A prompt announcement following an injury/incident has several benefits including: Increases safety awareness. Actions can be taken before there are other incidents. Helps employee relations by providing facts rather than distortions.
Effect of Policy :Violations of this policy are considered a serious offence and may result in the imposition of discipline up to and including termination and cancelation of services.
Documentation :Management will maintain all documentation relating to the Serious Injury Notification Management Policy.
Program Review :The Serious Injury Notification Management Policy will be reviewed at least annually to ensure all programs, policies and procedures are in line with current legislated requirements. All managers, supervisors and employees will be notified of the results of the review and will be communicated on the changes to the program.
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