Workers Compensation Board of Prince Edward Island

WCB Workplace Health & Safety Conference
It Takes a Team

The WCB was pleased to host another sold-out Workplace Health and Safety Conference on May 5, 2016 in Charlottetown, capping off North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week.

The event was organized around the theme, It Takes a Team, and featured workshops to promote workplace safety and injury prevention. Workshop topics included:
  • Dangers of Distracted and Drug-Impaired Driving
  • Return to Work: An employer's guide
  • Electrical Hazards in the Workplace
  • Mental Health in the Workplace: Detecting problems and providing support
  • Back to the Basics in Health and Safety
  • Building a Culture of Helpfulness in the Workplace
  • Supervising Young Workers: Is it really that important?
  • It Starts From the Top
  • WHMIS 2015
  • Medical and Occupational Disease Surveillance
  • Global Workforce on PEI: Improving cross-cultural communication and inclusion
This year’s key note speaker was Heather Moyse, three time Olympian.

The WCB thanks everyone who worked to make this year's conference a success. Check back here in January 2017 for information on next year's conference. If you are interested in presenting or participating in the trade show for the 2017 conference, please contact us at

Click here to view photos from the 2016 event.