Partner Organizations & Resources

The WCB works with a vast and diverse group of stakeholders in Nova Scotia, and across the country. Some of our partner organizations are listed below.

Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education (LAE) – Our partner for the implementation of the Workplace Safety Strategy as well as responsible for delivering effective and efficient regulatory management for the protection of the health and safety of Nova Scotians.

Workers' Advisers Program (WAP) - A legal clinic funded by the provincial government offering services to injured workers.

Workers' Compensation AppealsTribunal (WCAT) - An independent tribunal which hears and decides appeals from final decisions of the Workers' Compensation Board.

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) – promotes workplace health and safety, and encourages attitudes and methods that will lead to improved worker physical and mental health, through a wide range of products and services. 

Threads of Life - Helping families affected by workplace fatalities, life-altering injuries and occupational disease along their journey of healing.

Office of the Employer Advisor - Assists businesses and associations through advocacy, advice, navigation assistance, and training with the end goal of developing a healthy and safe workplace.

Office of the Worker Counsellor - Offers advice and assistance to injured workers and their family members on all aspects of workers' compensation in the province.

Canada Revenue Agency

Dalhousie University Continuing Technical Education - Certificate Program in OHS Management Department of Labour and Advanced Education

Safety Associations

AWARE-NS – Nova Scotia Health + Community Services Safety Association
Automotive Trades Association
Fisheries Safety Association of Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia Construction Safety Association
Nova Scotia Automobile Dealers Safety Association
Nova Scotia Trucking Safety Association
Retail Gasoline Dealers Association of Nova Scotia
The Forestry Safety Society

Canadian Workers' Compensation Boards and Commissions

AWCBC - The Association of Workers’ Compensation Boards of Canada
The Workers’ Compensation Board of Alberta
The Workers’ Compensation Board of Manitoba
Newfoundland and Labrador Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commision
Workers’ Compensation Board of the Northwest Territories & Nunavut
Workplace Safety and Insurance Board Ontario
The Workers’ Compensation Board of Prince Edward Island
Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail du Québec
Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board
Yukon Workers’ Compensation Health and Safety Board 

American Workers' Compensation Boards, Commissions and Funds

United States Department of Labour – State Workers’ Compensation Officials
American Association of State Compensation Insurance Funds
International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions (IAIABC)
California State Compensation Board
Colorado Compensation Board
Hawaii Employers' Mutual Insurance Co. Inc.
Kentucky Employers' Mutual Insurance
Louisiana Workers' Compensation Corporation
Maine Employers Mutual Insurance Company
Maryland - Injured Workers' Insurance Fund
Minnesota State Fund Mutual Companies
Missouri Employers Mutual Insurance
Montana State Fund
Nevada State Industrial Insurance System
New Mexico Mutual Fund
New York State Insurance Fund
North Dakota Workers' Compensation
Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation
Oklahoma - CompSource Oklahoma
Oregon - SAIF Corporation
Pennsylvania State Workers' Insurance Fund
Rhode Island - The Beacon Mutual Insurance Company
Texas Mutual Insurance Company
Utah Workers' Compensation Fund
Washington Department of Labour and Industries