Winter Loss of Balance Claims by the Numbers/ Les pertes d’equilibre et les chutes hivernales

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***Version française en bas de la page*** Loss of balance contributed to by snow and ice is one of the most frequently occurring claims and one of the more preventable losses. During a five year period, January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2015 OSBIE opened 250 claims involving loss of balance on school property (exterior only) involving snow and or…

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OSBIE Incident Reporting – When in doubt fill one out! / Les rapports d’incident d’OSBIE : en cas de doute, remplissez-en un!

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Did you know? In 2015, 104,654 incident reports were submitted to OSBIE. As with any system that processes a large volume of transactions, questions from our users often come up, and this Blog article is dedicated to answering the most frequently asked questions. Reporting Basics When to be completed when someone is injured on school or board property when someone…

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The Top Ten Most Ridiculous Lawsuits of 2015 / Les dix poursuites les plus ridicules de 2015

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***Version française en bas de la page*** For a 4th year in a row, we’ve decided to carry on the tradition of listing the Top Ten Most Ridiculous U.S. Lawsuits of 2015 from votes cast throughout the year by visitors to Although the abuse of any legal system is no joke, it’s important to be aware that such litigious minded…

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