MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Ontario's workplace is safer
today, thanks to the continued efforts of the staffing industry and the
Workplace Safety Insurance Board (WSIB).
Following another successful year's involvement in the WSIB Safety Group
Program, members of the Association of Canadian Search, Employment &
Staffing Services (ACSESS) sponsored safety group will receive rebates
The safety group, comprised of 80 ACSESS member-firm accounts, will be
awarded the rebates for initiatives that drastically reduced both the
severity and frequency of workplace injuries in 2012.
"As a result of the continued efforts of both ACSESS members and the
WSIB, Ontario is becoming a safer and safer place to work," said ACSESS
Director of Government Relations, Mary McIninch, adding that "in
addition to financial rebates, ACSESS members' participation improves
safety records, productivity and morale among temporary employees."
ACSESS has been an active sponsor in the WSIB Safety Group Program since
2001, when it was the only group within the services sector to be
selected from 18 candidates to enter the program.
The WSIB Safety Group Program promotes health and safety in the
workplace through pooling of resources and sharing of best practices
between member-businesses. There are currently more than 50 industry
safety groups in the province of Ontario.
ACSESS is the single voice for promoting best practices and ethical
standards for the recruitment, employment and staffing services
industry inCanada. Each month, ACSESS publishes the results of the
Canadian Staffing Index, and independent survey conducted by Staffing
Industry Analysts. The Association also offers a broad range of
services to members firms located in all regions of Canada.
SOURCE: ACSESS - Association of Canadian Search, Employment and Staffing Services
For further information:
For more information, please visit www.acsess.org or contact Mary McIninch, Director Government Relations, at 905-826-6869.