Workers Compensation Board of Prince Edward Island

Safety Representatives & Committees

Everyone is responsible for safety in the workplace.

In addition to this joint responsibility, there are people in the workplace whose role is to provide an opportunity for workers to express safety concerns and have them addressed. Depending on the size of your workplace, this role is filled by a Health and Safety Representative or a Joint Occupational Safety & Health (JOSH) Committee.

Safety representatives and JOSH committees:
  • Help to identify workplace hazards and to find solutions.
  • Assist in reducing incidents of workplace injury and illness.
  • Raise awareness of workplace health and safety.
  • Encourage co-operation and open communication about health and safety issues.
The WCB offers a variety of tools and resources to help representatives and committees set up a workplace safety program.

We also have a series of humorous and informative videos, featuring Rod Stickman, designed to get you thinking and talking about workplace safety.

For more information about safety representatives or safety committees, please contact us.