What is a Workers’ Life Worth?
Presented in Partnership with the Sudbury Local Advisory Committee
It’s easy to place a dollar value on work, but how do we calculate the value of the life of a worker?
Health and Safety regulations are weak and poorly enforced. Fines are low, compensation is limited.
We don’t even know what counts as an occupational death.
SESSIONS / SPEAKERS:
Understanding Permanent Impairment Awards
David Chezzi, Prevention Link
Economics of Ergonomics – Cost Effective Solutions
Trevor Schell, Ergonomist, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW)
Using Scientific Evidence to Drive Prevention and Compensation
Dr. Paul Demers, Occupational Cancer Research Centre (OCRC)
Introducing the Hazard Assess App
Andre Gauvin, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW)
News coverage of the RSI Day 2020 event:
NOTE: Use the links above to access the resources (recordings, slides, etc.) from each session