What we do

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Learn about the WCB’s role when a workplace injury happens and the WCB’s True North statements. View corporate plans and annual reports.

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The Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) operates like an insurance company. We provide guaranteed benefits and programs to injured workers in industries covered by The Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013 (the Act) and we protect registered employers from lawsuits when a workplace injury happens.

Our costs are funded entirely by premiums paid by Saskatchewan employers in covered industries. Contributing factors to employers’ premium rates include claims costs and payroll. Learn more about premium rates and how they’re set. Any injured worker in an industry covered by the Act can submit a claim for benefits and programs. Any employer in an industry covered by the Act must register with the WCB and pay invoiced premiums.

The WCB’s vision is to eliminate injuries and restore abilities. This is the fundamental driver of all that we do on behalf of our customers – the workers and employers of the province. That’s why we are leaders in promoting workplace safety and injury prevention.

  • WorkSafe Saskatchewan is our partnership with the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) division at the Ministry of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety. Working with OHS, we have developed a joint injury prevention strategy for our province. Learn more about WorkSafe Saskatchewan.
  • In 2021, WorkSafe Saskatchewan took over the Health and Safety Leadership Charter and is looking at plans to continue this initiative. Learn more about the charter.
  • Visit WorkSafe Saskatchewan’s website at www.worksafesask.ca for resources and training on injury prevention.