Workers' Compensation Safety Board of Nova Scotia

Workplace insurance

Workplace Injury Insurance

Most employers in Nova Scotia are required by law to register their business with WCB Nova Scotia. But, workplace injury insurance also provides peace of mind: it protects you against lawsuits resulting from workplace injuries and provides workers with benefits to cover medical expenses and wage loss in the event of a workplace injury. 

Do you need Workplace Injury Insurance?

Most workplaces are required to have WCB workplace injury insurance in Nova Scotia. 

Find out if you need workplace injury insurance.

Understanding Employer Rates

The rate you pay for workplace injury insurance includes an Industry Rate and an Experience Rating adjustment. In many cases, it also includes an Industry Safety Association levy. 

Learn more.

Employer Forms

Looking for a form? From employer registration and appeal forms to injury reports, find them here.

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WCB Safety Certified

A WCB Safety Certified accreditation is issued to employers who have passed an audit of their health and safety management system.

Learn more about becoming Safety Certified with the WCB.