Workers' Compensation Safety Board of Nova Scotia

About Us

The Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia (WCB) is the province’s provider of workplace injury insurance. We inform and inspire Nova Scotians in the prevention of workplace injury, but when it occurs, we support those whose lives it touches, fostering a timely and safe return to work. We also provide caring, compassionate support in the wake of workplace tragedy. 

WCB Overview

We provide insurance to 18,700 employers in Nova Scotia and insure 325,000 workers.

Learn more about the organization and its history.

Workplace Safety Strategy

The Workplace Safety Strategy provides an action plan to help make Nova Scotia a safer place to work. 

Learn more about the Workplace Safety Strategy.

Mainstay Awards

The Mainstay Awards set a standard in the province by recognizing excellence in workplace safety.

Learn more about the Mainstay Awards.

WCB Policy Manual

From entitlement to prevention, the policy manual outlines our policies to support workplaces and injured workers.

Learn more about specific policies

News Room

Stay in touch with us about our safety programs and initiatives through new updates, our safety blog and social media channels.

Learn more about our latest news.