Yukon targeting employers with poor safety recordsWorkers’ compensation board hopes threat of extra charges will helpBy Sheila Brawn07/02/2015|Canadian Payroll Reporter|Last Updated: 07/02/2015 Beginning next year, Yukon’s workers’ compensation board will implement a new policy enabling it to levy super-assessments against employers with poor safety records. The Workers’ Compensation Health and Safety Board (WCHSB) policy will take effect Jan. 1, 2016. A super-assessment is a payment over and above an employer’s regular yearly workers’ compensation assessment. Its objective is to make individual employers more accountable for what they cost the territory’s workers’ compensation system in workplace injuries and illnesses, says Sheila Vanderbyl, a hearing officer and policy analyst with the WCHSB. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.