Workers' Compensation Insurance
Guide to Workers' Compensation Insurance
Workers' Compensation Insurance is mandatory in Canada, but the rules about who has to register and when vary from province to territory. Find out how the Workers' Compensation Act applies to your business, and where to find online information for your territory or province. From your About.com guide.
Alberta WCB: Information for Employers
Workers' Compensation Board Alberta: A functional, well-organized Web site with accessible, detailed information for employers and employees. Download the Employers' Handbook from the Publications For Employers page.
B.C. : WorkSafe Online
This link takes you to the employer's section of the Workers' Compensation Board of B.C. site, where you can register online and access information on work safety issues.
Commission de la Santé et la Sécurité du Travail
Quebec Workers' Compensation Board site, available in French only.
Manitoba: Workers' Compensation Board
Workers' Compensation Board of Manitoba: Learn how to register your business, about assessment rates, and download WCB fact sheets and guides.
New Brunswick: Information for Employers
On this page you'll find the information and forms you need to register with New Brunswick's "Workers' Compensation Board", including assessment rates, and employer guides.
Newfoundland & Labrador: Employers' Information
Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission of Newfoundland and Labrador: This page links to forms, fact sheets, and the current assessment rates for workers' compensation.
Nova Scotia: Workers' Compensation Board
To find the information on employer registration for Workers' Compensation insurance, click on the Employers link on the left frame menu. This leads to a page where you can now download the Employer's Guide and registration form in PDF format.
NWT & Nunavut: WCB Information for Employers
Workers' Compensation Board of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut: Follow the "Employers" link to find the Registration information and other information for employers you need.
Ontario: Employers' Menu
Workplace Safety and Insurance Board of Ontario: This Employers' Menu is subdivided into topics such as registering with the WSIB, premium information, and benefits, and has a special section of Small Business Services (for businesses with less than 20 employees).
Ontario: Registering With The WSIB
Excellent online step-by-step guide that leads you through the process of registering for Workers' Compensation insurance with The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board of Ontario.
Ontario: WSIB Small Business Services
Outstanding summary of Workplace Safety and Insurance Board information for businesses with less than 20 employees. There's information for specific industries, the current rate classes, and even a calendar of workshop and events all in one place.
P.E. I. : WCB Information for Employers
Workers' Compensation Board of Prince Edward Island: download the employer's registration form by clicking on Forms at the bottom of the page or click on Publications to learn more about Workers' Compensation.
Saskatchewan: WCB Employers Coverage
The Saskatchewan Workers' Compensation Board: This page of this easily navigated site gives a summary of coverage and registration procedures with a link to an Information for Employers Booklet.
Yukon: Registration and Assessments Information
Yukon Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board: Cleanly designed site with easy access to the information employers and employees need.