Workers Compensation Board of Prince Edward Island

Young Worker Programs, Contests and Awards

OHS Leadership Program

OHS Leadership
The Workers Compensation Board (WCB) is seeking two (2) high school students per school to work as a team of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Leaders.

Participants can receive up to $800 when they take part in all the program activities!

The 2024 program is now underway! Please check back here in the fall for 2025 program information.

OHS Leadership Program - What to Expect

  1. Attending a one-day orientation and training session on Thursday, February 1, 2024. February 1, 2024 is an Administrative Day for high schools, so you will not miss class!

  2. Attending the WCB's Workplace Health and Safety Conference on May 9, 2024.. The conference takes place at the Delta Hotel, in downtown Charlottetown.

  3. Completing all 3 assigned in-school activities and submitting a final report.

  4. Promoting health and safety to young workers and HAVING FUN!

To apply you must be:

  • In Grade 11 or 12
  • Good at connecting with other students and coordinating with school staff
  • Interested in learning, and helping others to learn, about how to stay safe at work

If you have any questions about the OHS Leadership Program or the application process, please contact the Youth Education Consultant: or phone/text at 1-902-394-3133.

2024 Documents in English

2024 Documents in French

Focus on Safety – 2024 Youth Video Contest

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 youth can do to protect their health and safety at work. We all have a part to play in keeping ourselves and our co-workers healthy and safe. Use your video to demonstrate some of the ways we can do this.

All styles of video are welcome: drama, comedy, documentary, music video, stop-motion, animation — the choice is yours! The best part? Participants with the winning video entry receive a $1,000 prize and their school also receive $1,000.

Applications for the 2024 Youth Video Contest will be accepted until April 3, 2024, at 11:59 p.m., Atlantic Time.

2024 Documents in English

2024 Documents in French

Safe Youth Award

Safe Youth Award
Did you know we have a prize for working safely? Check out our Safe Youth Award. Two $1000 prizes are given out each summer to youth who demonstrate an understanding of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) principles in their workplace. A prize will be awarded in each of two categories, youth 15 – 19 years of age, and youth 20 – 24 years old.

Youth in both age categories may apply on their own, with an accompanying workplace reference, or may be nominated by someone in the workplace.
  • Check out the Application/Nomination details.
    NOTE: To successfully complete and submit your application online, you will need to know how to save a fillable form, and how to attach it to an email.

  • View the poster.

If you have questions, please contact our OHS Education Consultant by email at