Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba

Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba

The Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba is inviting applications for the Research and Workplace Innovation Program (RWIP) to promote and fund projects related to the prevention of occupational injuries and illnesses and the treatment and safe return to work (RTW) of injured and ill workers.

Funding Streams

The RWIP make two core funding streams:

  • Training and Education funding for instructional programs or activities related to workplace safety and health, injury prevention, safe RTW and occupational illness; and
  • Workplace Innovation funding for projects that lead to improvements in health and safety and foster successful rehabilitation, and safe return to productive and meaningful work at a specific Manitoba workplace or workplaces.


Funding Information

  • The RWIP makes available $600,000.
  • A project should be time limited generally up to a maximum of two years in duration.


Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligibility for Funding under the Training and Education Stream: Applicants must be engaged in occupational health and safety in Manitoba and demonstrate knowledge, expertise and proficiency in the development and delivery of Training and Education programs. Eligible applicants include qualified educators, trainers, health and safety professionals, healthcare professionals, labour organizations, unions, employers, employer associations, safety groups, industry associations and research organizations.
  • Eligibility for Funding under the Workplace Innovation Stream: Manitoba employers or unions, labour organizations, industry associations, safety groups, researchers or consultants working with employers or workers may apply for funding under the Workplace Innovation stream. In addition, projects must be conducted within a specific Manitoba workplace/s.

 Post Date - 09-Sep-2020

Post Date - 09-Sep-2020

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