CAW's Sairanen Appointed to WSIB Board

October 14, 2008, 1:42 PM EST

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CAW Health and Safety Department Director Sari Sairanen has been appointed as a Member of Ontario's Workplace Safety and Insurance Board.

Sairanen will serve for a three year term.

The board is responsible for administering Ontario's Workplace Safety and Insurance Act.  It raises funds from the province's employers in order to promote health and safety in workplaces, facilitate return to work and labour market re-entry and provide compensation to workers who are injured on the job or who become ill as a result of working conditions.  The board also sponsors a variety of accident-prevention activities and funds fourteen delivery agencies.


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