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Phil Germain

CEO

Saskatchewan Workers' Compensation Board

Non-U.S. Jurisdictional Member

Professional Bio

Phillip Germain holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Alberta and holds a professional designation from the Canadian Board of Registered Safety Professionals. After completing his degree, Phillip has had a 30 year career as professional and executive in health and safety and workers’ compensation.

After moving to Saskatchewan in 1995 to work for the Saskatchewan Construction Safety Association, Phillip took on more progressive roles as the Manager of the Agricultural Manufacturers of Canada Safety Program in 1998, Executive Director of Prevention at the Saskatchewan WCB in 2005 and Vice-President of Prevention, Employer Services & Policy in 2012. In 2014 he was awarded Saskatchewan Safety Professional of the Year. In 2019, Phillip was appointed as CEO of the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board.

Phillip’s rural roots grounds him with a strong sense of community and volunteerism. Phillip has volunteered for many community and professional organizations including the Saskatchewan Brain Injury Association, Saskatchewan Farm Safety Council and Saskatchewan Safety Council, Associations of Workers’ Compensation Board, International Association of Industrial Accidents Boards and Commissions, and International Social Security Association.

He currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the International Association of Industrial Accidents Boards & Commissions (IAIABC) Disability & Prevention Committee, the Board of Governors for the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health & Safety, and Vice-Chair on the ISSA technical commission on Insurance against Employment Accidents and Occupational Diseases.

Organization

Photo of Saskatchewan Workers' Compensation Board Saskatchewan Workers' Compensation Board
200-1881 Scarth Street
Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 4L1
Canada
(306) 787-7398 http://www.wcbsask.com
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