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. 

News Room

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

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WCB Policy Manual

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

Learn more about specific policies

WCB Nova Scotia Strategic Plan 2016-2020

There has been incredible progress in Nova Scotia over the past several years when it comes to workplace safety and return to work. This plan charts our vision for continued progress in reducing the impact of workplace injury, toward financial sustainability. It also calls for much-needed modernization in the way we serve workers and employers.

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Workplace Safety Resources

Visit our website worksafeforlife.ca to find information, resource materials and links for best practices in injury prevention and return-to-work programs.