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Workers Compensation Board of Nova Scotia – Employment Incentives Program

902-563-2444

1-800-880-0003

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Take advantage of the Workers’ Compensation Board’s cost-saving incentives by hiring a previously injured worker. The program offers:

 

  • Workplace modifications, such as ergonomic chairs and wheelchair ramps
  • Technological enhancements, such as large-screen monitors and computer software
  • Injury cost protection to help protect your Workers’ Compensation Board assessment rate
  • Wage assistance in the form of a forgivable loan if you are likely to hire the employee full-time after the program ends