Workers Compensation Board of Prince Edward Island

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Announcements & Events

Health Care Benefits - May 24, 2024

If you experience a work-related injury or illness, the WCB will provide healthcare coverage to assist you recover and return to work.


The benefits you may be entitled to will depend on the nature of your injury or illness and your ability to work.


Learn more 

Safety Talk Thursday: Silica Dust - May 23, 2024

Safety Talk Thursday: Because what you don’t know CAN hurt you.

Silica dust is hazardous and over time inhaling can cause serious illnesses, such as silicosis, lung cancer, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.



Learn more about silica dust prevention 

Workplace Impairment - May 22, 2024

Workplace impairment can cause injury or death to the impaired worker, co-workers, and in some cases, members of our community.


To prevent the risk of impairment at work, you MUST disclose to your employer your need to use prescription drugs that could cause impairment, as well as any drug and alcohol dependence that could affect the safety of yourself and your co-workers.

 Learn more 

WCB Annual General Meeting - May 21, 2024

The WCB’s Annual General Meeting will take place on June 19, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.


This year marks the WCB’s 75th anniversary and its 75th annual general meeting!


The AGM will start with a presentation on psychological health at work. This will be followed by a presentation on the highlights of our 2023 Annual Report.


We had a great turn out with the online AGM last year ear and we hope to see you all online again this year!



RSVP by calling 902-368-5680 or email 

Stay sun safe - May 21, 2024

May is Melanoma Skin Cancer Awareness Month in Canada.

Did you know that too much direct exposure to sun can lead to an increased risk of melanoma?

Protect yourself and your workers against the harmful effects of the sun.


Learn more about solar radiation prevention 

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