Workers Compensation Board of Prince Edward Island

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Announcements

Revised WCB Policies - January 29, 2018

Changes have been approved to the following policies: 

A summary of the amendments is included in the History section of each policy. The WCB thanks all stakeholders who particpated in the consultation process. 

Draft policy for feedback - January 26, 2018

The Workers Compensation Board has approved in principle the following policies:

  • Benefit Assignment(POL-55)

We invite you to provide feedback on the draft policies by February 26, 2018 in the Policy Consultation section of our website.

Return to Work Survey - December 12, 2017
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The Workers Compensation Board (WCB) will begin polling injured workers to gain a better understanding of their return to work experience.

 

On behalf of the WCB, Corporate Research Associates will conduct the polling, participation in the survey is voluntary and anonymous. CRA does not disclose the identity of the survey participants to the WCB or to anyone else, and only provides individual responses stripped of identifying information if the participant authorizes.

 

WCB is dedicated to exploring ways to improve service and support clients as they return to the workforce and this survey is one method of gaining valuable feedback.

 

If you have any questions about our surveys, please contact us.

New Health and Safety Publications - December 05, 2017

In an effort to enhance PEI workplace safety culture, the Workers Compensation Board has released several new health and safety publications.

 

We are working to provide more information to members of PEI’s fishing industry about OHS and WCB coverage. As a result, posters outlining the health and safety responsibilities of the captain and crew of a fishing vessel are available for download. If you or someone you know would be interested in obtaining laminated versions of these posters, please contact Occupational Health and Safety at 902-368-5697 or toll free 1-800-237-5049.

 

As a result of a fatal British Columbia incident involving the accidental release of ammonia gas in an ice rink, a new Prevention Update called “Ammonia Gas Exposure in the Workplace” has been created by WCB. This information is pertinent to workplaces that use an ammonia refrigeration system (including ice rinks).  You can view the Prevention Update here  or receive a copy by calling Occupational Health and Safety at 902-368-5697 or toll free 1-800-237-5049.

Revised WCB Policy - April 11, 2017

The WCB Board of Directors approved amendments to the following policy.

 

The amendments are described in the history  section of each policy. 

 

The amendments are described in the history section of each policy.

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Media Contact:
Laura Steeves, Senior Communications Coordinator
902-894-0362 or lsteeves@wcb.pe.ca

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