Health and Safety Excellence Program
NEW! WSIB Small Business Pandemic Support Initiative

Learn how your small business can get more money back from the Health and Safety Excellence program in 2022! Double your health and safety rebate while receiving $1000 towards your health and safety plan with the Health and Safety Excellence Program Small Business Pandemic Support Initiative.

Keeping your team safe and healthy at work is good for business. Open to both Schedule 1 and Schedule 2 employers with an active WSIB account number, the WSIB Health and Safety Excellence program provides a clear roadmap for you to improve workplace health and safety and receive rebates and recognition for your efforts.

 

Whether you are just getting started or want to optimize the systems and processes you already have in place, the Health and Safety Excellence program can help you reach your health and safety goals and create a safer workplace.

 

As an approved provider of the WSIB Health and Safety Excellence program, PSHSA will provide you with everything you need to be successful – expert advice on setting goals for improvement, professional coaching and continuous support throughout the 12-month program.

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Badge from WSIB saying "2022 Health and Safety Excellence Program approved provider"

 

Register Now

 

Registration for the 2022 Health and Safety Excellence program year is now open.

 

Register today by completing the Application and Service Agreement and submitting it to ExcellenceProgram@pshsa.ca.

Benefits

 

  • Earn rebates and lower your WSIB premiums (Schedule 1 firms).
  • Receive recognition demonstrating your commitment to health and safety and improving your ability to attract talented job seekers, customers and investors.
  • Build a well-crafted and functional health and safety program that complies with legislative requirements and the latest best practices.
  • Keep employees safe by reducing the risk of workplace hazards and preventing occupational injuries and illnesses.
  • Avoid costs of an unsafe and unhealthy workplace.
  • Improve employee morale, productivity, commitment and your organization’s health and safety culture.
  • Access pandemic readiness materials to help meet the challenges of operating safely during a pandemic.
  • Receive support and guidance from a team of leading health and safety experts.
  • Gain exclusive access to PSHSA’s members-only resource website.
  • Take advantage of opportunities to network, learn and share best practices with other like-minded businesses.

How It Works

 

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Step 1

LEARN

 

Register for an upcoming info session near you to better understand the Health and Safety Excellence program and the business case for health and safety, or email excellenceprogram@pshsa.ca with any questions.

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Step 2

JOIN

 

Review the WSIB website and choose PSHSA as your approved provider. Complete an assessment: you will select 1-5 health and safety topics to work on over a 12-month period.

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Step 3

DEVELOP

 

Learn about and implement your selected health and safety topics – the building blocks of the program – with support from PSHSA. The program’s flexible timelines allow you to work at your own pace.

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Step 4

DEMONSTRATE

 

Submit evidence of the work you’ve completed for review by PSHSA prior to final WSIB validation. A WSIB validator will then review your program documentation and assess if you have completed your topic(s).

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Step 5

ACHIEVE

 

Receive rebates and recognition for your health and safety performance! Financial and non-financial rewards are earned based on individual performance. Note that financial rebates are available for Schedule 1 firms only.

Read WSIB’s Program Guidelines to learn more.

PSHSA’s Excellence Program Services

 

No matter where you are on your health and safety journey, PSHSA has the people, knowledge and solutions to help you succeed in WSIB’s Health and Safety Excellence program.

 

We will work with you and your organization over the course of the year as you move through the Health and Safety Excellence program, from topic selection, to creating your action plans, and finally reviewing evidence that each completed topic is “living and breathing” in your workplace prior to submission and validation.

 

Voluntary Meetings

 

Online webinars and regional in-person meetings* provide opportunities to:

  • Access Health and Safety Excellence program information and support
  • Network with similar firms
  • Share best practices
  • Connect with PSHSA consultants for support and recommendations

 

*All group meetings are currently facilitated virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Firm-Specific Services

 

PSHSA will help you:

  • Select 1-5 topics to focus on completing over the 12-months period
  • Develop your action plan
  • Navigate through the program requirement and completion of your topics
  • Review your evidence before it is submitted to WSIB

Members-Only Website

 

Access to our members-only resource website for:

  • Program updates
  • Program information and tips
  • Tools and templates
  • Support

Pricing

 

WSIB Schedule 1 Firms

  • Firms with <$100,000 in Premiums: $800
  • Firms with $100,000 to $250,000 in Premiums: $1000
  • Firms with >$250,000 in Premiums: $1,200

WSIB Schedule 2 Firms

  • All Schedule 2 Firms: $1,000

Notes:

Additional fees apply if program extensions are granted or accessed.

Further consulting services, training and products are available at an additional fee.

Register Now

 

Registration for the 2022 Health and Safety Excellence program year is now open.

 

Register today by completing the Application and Service Agreement and submitting it to ExcellenceProgram@pshsa.ca.