About Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia
The Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia provides workplace injury insurance to more than
18,000 employers, representing over 300,000 workers across the province. As a key part of this mandate,
the WCB is responsible for the promotion of safe workplaces.
About the Department of Labour and Advanced Education
The department of Labour and Advanced Education (LAE) is responsible for delivering effective and
efficient regulatory management for the protection of the health and safety of Nova Scotians. LAE has a
staff of more than 500 employees working from offices throughout Nova Scotia.
Together, we are making Nova Scotia safer.