Workers Compensation Board of Prince Edward Island

Young Worker Programs, Contests and Awards

OHS Leadership

Do you consider yourself to be a leader? Do you care about health and safety? The Occupational Health and Safety Leadership Program may be for you! Students (2/high school) who are selected for the program and who complete all program requirements receive $500 at the end of the school year. This program is all about promoting workplace safety in a fun way at your school.

Applications for the 2020-21 OHS Leadership Program closed October 8th. Check back in August for information on the program for the 2021-22 school year.

Focus on Safety Youth Video Contest

Do you like making videos? Here's your chance to win great cash prizes! Create an original video illustrating what you could do at work to stop the spread of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases. We all have a part to play in keeping ourselves and our co-workers healthy and safe. Use your self-filmed video to demonstrate one of the things you could do at work to help stop the spread.

This year, to ensure physical distancing, you will work independently, rather than in a team. All styles of video are welcome: drama, comedy, documentary, music video, stop-motion, animation — the choice is yours!

Contestants can submit videos starting January 31, 2021 until the contest closes on March 31, 2021 at 11:59 p.m., Atlantic Daylight Saving Time.

Who can enter?

If you're a PEI high school student, you can enter the contest to win $1000 for you AND $1000 for your school.

The winner of the PEI contest will automatically be entered in the national contest for the chance to win up to $2000 more for you and your school.

Last year, our winner was from Three Oaks Senior High School. Check out his video (below).

How do you enter?

Here's what to do...

  • Read the contest rules (English / French)
  • Check out these Tips for Success (English / French)
  • Make your self-filmed video
  • Complete the entry form (English / French)
    * Veuillez noter : Nous acceptons les vidéos remplis en français (formulaire en français)
  • Submit your entry by March 31, 2021

Need help getting started?

This contest is all about the role you can play in stopping the spread of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases in workplaces. If you have any questions about workplace safety OR about the video contest, please contact Clare at, Telephone: (902) 368-6357/ toll free 1-800-237-5049.

P.E.I. winner, 2020: "Forklifts: Five Rules to Safety"

Check out all the provincial winners here.

This video contest is part of a national initiative from the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS).

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health & Safety (CCOHS)

Safe Youth Award
Ever hear of a prize for working safely? Two $500 prizes are awarded each summer to youth who demonstrate an understanding of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) principles in the workplace.

Youth (15 - 24 years old) may apply on their own, with an accompanying workplace reference, OR may be nominated by someone in the workplace who considers them worthy of the award.

The 2020 Safe Youth Award contest closed August 15, 2020. Check back in May for information on the 2021 contest.

If you have any questions about WCB’s Young Worker programs, contests, or awards please contact Clare at or (902) 368-6357.