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Small Biz Safety Podcast Episode 20 | Rebates, free resources & 3 things to do right now!

Learn 3 things you can do right now to protect your business and employees (5:00) – and how to double your WSIB rebates and receive $1,000 towards your health and safety program (1:29). Hiring Ukrainian workers? We have translated resources (25:20)! Last up, be sure to apply for WSIB’s Small Business Health and Safety Leadership Awards (26:55).

Note: This episode was recorded on June 28, 2022. All information presented was in effect at that time. Please check with your local Public Health unit to confirm up-to-date prevention measures that are in place in your area.

Resources For This Week's Topics

In the News: Health & Safety Excellence Program (HSEP)

WSIB Health and Safety Excellence Program | WSPS

Health and Safety Excellence program: Webinars | WSIB

3 things you should know

Health and Safety Representative (HSR) Basic Training | WSPS

Small Business Centre | WSPS | WSPS Safety Checks for Workers (

Research conducted by Canada Life and Workplace Strategies for Mental Health

Retention and staffing in the retail industry

A Deloitte study from 2019 on companies with mental health programs 

Ukrainian Health and Safety Resources

Prevention Starts Here, Health and Safety at Work Poster

Employment Standards materials in Ukrainian

Hours of work and overtime pay

Temporary help agency assignment employees

Employment Standards Act (ESA) for foreign nationals

Employment Protections for Foreign Nationals Act (EPFNA)

The Worker and Supervisor Health and Safety Awareness Workbooks have been translated into Ukrainian. To access a copy please email


Elizabeth Witmer Small Business Health and Safety Leadership Awards | WSIB

Contact Workplace Safety & Prevention Services

Looking for Small Biz resources and more information? Visit the WSPS Small Business Centre

Have health and safety questions? Contact the WSPS Duty Consultant by email or call 1-877-494-WSPS (9777)

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