Workers Compensation Board of Prince Edward Island

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Announcements & Events

Your home might be considered a workplace - March 01, 2024

Did you know that your home can be considered a workplace under the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act?


Here are things to consider before and during construction or renovation work at your home.

WCB Policy Consultation - Provide your feedback by March 1 - February 29, 2024

The WCB Board of Directors has approved amendments to the following policy:

  • Psychological and Psychiatric Condition (POL-01). 

 We invite you to provide your feedback by March 1, 2024 on our policy consultation webpage.

Repetitive strain injuries are preventable - February 29, 2024

Today is International Repetitive Strain Injury Awareness Day.

Did you know that 46.8% of time-loss claims in 2022 were as a result of musculoskeletal injuries like sprains, strains and tears?


Here’s how you can prevent these types of injuries.

High Wind Caution - Thursday, February 29 - February 28, 2024

We encourage workers and employers across the Island to be safe working outdoors on Thursday, Feb 29, following a warning of 80 to 90 km/h wind gusts, from Environment Canada.


Here are proactive safety measures you can take.

Safety Education Session - Workplace Harassment and Violence - February 28, 2024

Our Winter/Spring Workplace Safety Education Sessions continue next week.


Coming up:

Mar 12 ? Workplace Harassment and Violence



Space is limited, register now.

We are hiring - Claims and Compensation Administrative Support - February 27, 2024

The WCB is currently hiring an Administrative Support to provide office administration support to the Claims and Compensation Division. If that sounds like you, apply now.


You can also send your resume by email to 


Closing date: March 7, 2024.

Registration deadline in two (2) days - February 26, 2024

Employers with WCB coverage only have two days left to renew their registration with the WCB. Each year, by February 28, all employers with WCB coverage must do so.

The WCB has payroll reporting guidelines to help employers to calculate actual gross assessable payroll.

 Renew your WCB registration for 2024.

Always work safely indoors and outdoors - February 22, 2024

For continuous work in temperatures below freezing point, heated warming shelters such as tents, cabins or rest rooms should be available for workers.


Learn more safe practices for outdoor work this winter. 

Free noise level measurements for potato farmers - February 20, 2024

The WCB’s Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Farm Safety Specialist is looking for volunteers to have noise levels measured on their potato farm.


Join us at the PEI Potato Expo this Thursday to learn more:


Location - Eastlink Centre, Charlottetown,


Time - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.



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