By Gerald I was one of the privileged attendees that were invited by Dr. Brigham who I have known for over 10 years. For those who are unfamiliar with Dr. Brigham, he is one of the world’s leading experts on impairment ratings and is the Editing Chair of the AMA Guides 6th Edition. This is [Read more…]
For 20 years, miners sickened by toxic aluminum dust couldn’t file compensation claims. Why?
Preventative Law For Effective Healthcare Management (September 2012)
Injured workers routinely cut off WSIB by improper rulings
WSIB violated Human Rights Code in dealings with injured worker who had psychological conditions, human rights tribunal decides
A major thank-you to Paula Kirman for filming injured workers on June 28 talking about Bill 30 and their personal stories of dealing with the WCB. Here is the video!
Video by Doug Brinkman:
Are you an injured worker? Do you have something to say about Bill 30? The treatment of injured workers in this province in general? Would you like to be part of a short film of injured workers expressing such opinions? Come to the north steps of the Alberta Legislature at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June [Read more…]
By Gerald WCB policy 03-01 Part II Application 7 specific to chronic pain and chronic pain syndrome is broken down into two parts, one part of the policy is specific to chronic pain and the other part of the policy is specific to chronic pain syndrome. According to the policies and how they are interpreted [Read more…]
Dear members of CIWAA, I wanted to draw your attention to a just-released report we (Jared Matsunaga Turnbull and Bob Barnetson) partnered on with the Parkland Institute called “Safer by Design: How Alberta Can Improve Workplace Health and Safety”. The report draws on a survey of 2000 Alberta Workers and their own experiences with workplace [Read more…]