Section #
52.30
Effective date

 

Policy Purpose

The SAFE Work Certified Program (SWCP) is a workplace health and safety program administered by SAFE Work Manitoba, a division of the Workers Compensation Board (WCB) responsible for prevention programs and services. Under this program, employers can apply for SAFE Work Certification upon demonstrating their compliance with prescribed workplace safety and health requirements.

a) promote public awareness of workplace safety and health and injury and illness prevention;

b) promote an understanding of and compliance with the Act and The Workplace Safety and Health Act;

c) foster commitment to workplace safety and health and to injury and illness prevention among employers, workers and other persons;

d) work with organizations engaged in workplace injury and illness prevention to promote workplace safety and health;

e) provide training and education about preventing workplace injury and illness;

f) develop standards for workplace safety and health and training programs, including certification processes for providers; and

g) publish reports, studies or recommendations about workplace safety and health and injury and illness prevention. The SAFE Work Certified Program (SWCP) is a key component in fulfilling this mandate.

This policy outlines the goals of the SWCP, the principles underlying it, and the framework under which it operates.