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Announcements & Events

Workplace Safety Education Session - Supervisor Responsibilities - October 04, 2023

Are you interested in participating in interactive sessions about workplace safety?


If so, consider joining our Workplace Safety Education Sessions!


Coming up:

Oct 17 (Virtual) ? Supervisor responsibilities


Space is limited, register now.

WCB Policy Consultation - September/October 2023 - September 29, 2023

The Board of Directors has approved the following policy, in principle:

  • Personal Information and Protection of Privacy (POL-NEW)  

The draft policy is available in the Policy Consultation section of our website. We invite you to provide feedback by October 29, 2023.

Hurricane season safety tips - August 28, 2023

The best response to unpredictable weather events is proper emergency planning.

The Atlantic hurricane season spans from May to November, with most activity occurring between mid-August and mid-October.


Historically, PEI and the Maritimes have been hardest hit during the month of September with hurricanes and post-tropical storms Juan (Sept. 2003), Dorian (Sept. 2019), Teddy (Sept. 2020) and Fiona (Sept. 2022).

 Follow these helpful tips to protect your workers and your worksite.

Hazard Alert - Oxygen Tank Valves - August 23, 2023

This hazard alert applies to ALL PEI workplaces where compressed oxygen cylinders are used. Recently, a PEI worker was injured when an oxygen tank valve exploded. Here’s what happened and how to prevent this from happening.

Safety Talk Tuesday - Scaffolding - August 22, 2023

A scaffold is a temporary structure used as a work platform on construction sites. If used without caution, scaffolds can lead to serious or fatal injuries. Use these safe work procedures when scaffolds are in place.



Hazard Alert - Elevated Work Platform Tip Over - August 21, 2023

Recently, a PEI worker was injured when the articulated boom lift they were operating tipped over. There were 2 workers in the basket of the boom and 1 worker was crushed by the other upon impact. Here’s how to prevent this from happening on your worksite.  

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