SAFE Work Certified is Manitoba's safety and health certification standard that helps make workplaces safer and provides a financial reward to employers that take proactive steps to prevent workplace injuries and illnesses.Certifying partners are an employer's first point of contact for questions relating to safety and health certification, including SAFE Work Certified.
SAFE Work Certified is built around the safety essentials of leadership commitment, hazard identification and risk control, and worker participation. By meeting this standard, employers that obtain SAFE Work Certified for their organization can experience benefits such as:
- lower WCB premiums over time
- improved employee engagement
- assistance in meeting legal safety requirements.
Rewarding employers that prioritize safety and prevention
Employers that achieve SAFE Work Certified can also qualify to receive a Prevention Rebate of 15 per cent on their WCB premium, while smaller employers will receive up to a maximum of $3,000. Learn more about the Prevention Rebate Program