Workers Compensation Board of Prince Edward Island

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Announcements & Events

Workplace Harassment and Violence workshop - May 25, 2023

The WCB will hold a safety workshop about Workplace Harassment and Violence on May. 30 at the Loyalist Inn, Summerside, from 9 am to 12 pm. Click here to register and learn more.

Watch out for heat stress! - May 19, 2023

Watch out for heat stress! It can happen when working indoors OR outdoors. Heat stress is the build up of heat in the body, where the body’s thermostat has difficulty maintaining normal internal body temperature. Know the signs and symptoms. This handy resource will help you navigate heat stress in the workplace.

WCB Annual General Meeting - May 18, 2023

Mark your calendars! The WCB’s Annual General meeting will take place on June 14, 2023, from 10 to 11 a.m. You can attend via Zoom or by calling in. Register and secure your spot by emailing or calling 902-368-5680. The Zoom link and phone number will be provided when your RSVP.

Young & Vulnerable Worker workshop - May 17, 2023

Our Workplace Safety workshop on Young and Vulnerable Workers will be held May. 24 at the Hampton Inn in Charlottetown, from 8:30 am to 11:30 am. For in-person sessions, pre-registration is required as space is limited. Please register by emailing or calling 902-368-5697. Here is our complete workshop schedule.

What is an impairment assessment? - May 15, 2023

Most workers recover from work-related injuries, but in some situations, they may not fully recover. The WCB then determines a worker’s eligibility for an impairment assessment, after the normal healing time has passed. Learn more about impairment assessments

Start physio while we make a decision - May 12, 2023

You can start physiotherapy treatments WHILE the WCB makes a decision on your claim. Yes, you heard that right! Early access to treatment has a significant impact to your recovery. Learn more about our Direct Access program and see the list of direct access physiotherapy clinics  located from tip-to-tip in PEI.

May is Melanoma Awareness Month - May 10, 2023

May is Melanoma Skin Cancer Awareness Month in Canada. Did you know that sunshine hours significantly INCREASE in May on the Island? Time to start that summer-sun protection routine! Check out this easy-to-read and practical resource on sun exposure.

Your house is a workplace - May 08, 2023

Did you know that your house is considered a workplace under legislation when workers are doing construction or renovation to it? Here is practical info on hazards and injuries to be on the look out for.

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