Newfoundland launches workplace safety training initiative20,000 employers and workers expected to participateBy 09/13/2001|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 04/08/2003 In an effort to reduce workplace accidents and return injured employees to work safely and quickly, Newfoundland has announced a co-operative training program. The program is a joint initiative between the Newfoundland and Labrador Employers’ Council and the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour. The province’s Workplace Health Safety and Compensation Commission (WHSCC) is a funding partner in the project.Newfoundland enacted amendments in May to revamp its health and safety legislation. The training program is intended to help employers and workers understand and comply with the new law. 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.