CHOICES

CHOICES

Effective Dates

December 31, 2010 and still in effect

Policy Code

CH-04

General Information

Section 73 of the Workers’ Compensation Act S.Y. 2008 (the "Act") permits Yukon Workers’ Compensation Health and Safety Board (YWCHSB) to establish incentive programs that encourage employers to prevent injury and occupational diseases, while encouraging workers to return to work.

CHOICES is a voluntary employer incentive program that recognizes and rewards Yukon employers with rebates for workplace training investments made in occupational health and safety (OH&S) and/or return to work (RTW).

CHOICES is an acronym for, and reflects a commitment to, the following workplace practices and philosophy:

Choose:

Healthy Workplaces;

Ownership of Prevention & Return to Work;

Injury Management;

Consensus-Based Programs;

Employers of Choice; and

Safety as Job 1.

Purpose

This policy communicates the objectives of the CHOICES incentive program and provides an overview of the program. This policy outlines how the CHOICES program applies to employers and details eligibility requirements needed to participate in CHOICES.

CHOICES - Overview

December 31, 2009 - October 24, 2011 | CH-01 | CHOICES

CHOICES - Eligibility

December 31, 2009 - October 24, 2011 | CH-02 | CHOICES

CHOICES - Rewards

December 31, 2009 - October 24, 2011 | CH-03 | CHOICES

Payment of Assessments

December 31, 2009 - December 31, 2014 | EA-01 | Employer Assessments

Fraud

June 30, 2008 and still in effect | GN-05 | General and Corporate