COVID-19

Your health and safety is our number one priority. To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, WSCC offices are closed to visitors. Visit our COVID-19 page for important service updates and to download Risk Assessments and Worksite Precaution Planning for COVID-19 for Employers.

News

News

2020/05/08
Iqaluit, NU (May 8, 2020) – On May 1, 2020 the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission filed five charges in the Nunavut Court of Justice under the Nunavut Safety Act. The Municipality of...
2020/04/27
Yellowknife, NT (April 27, 2020) – Tomorrow, April 28th, the Northern Federation of Labour (NTFL) and the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) will mark the National Day of Mourning by...
2020/04/08
Yellowknife, NT (April 8, 2020) – The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) today announced relief measures for employers who are unable to make their WSCC assessment payments as a...
2020/03/23
Yellowknife, NT (March 23, 2020) – The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) has developed a risk assessment tool to guide employers in determining if a worker can safely be on the...
2020/03/21
The Office of the Chief Public Health Officer for the NWT has recommended that all travellers from outside of the territory self-isolate for 14 days. These efforts will contribute to slow the spread...
2020/03/18
WSCC offices are closed for in-person services effective March 19, 2020 until further notice and many of our employees are working from home to help to reduce the risk of exposure and spread of COVID...
2020/03/17
The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) is making some changes to the services we provide to help employers and workers stay safe and to help reduce any possible transmission of COVID-...
2020/03/16
We know that employers and workers in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories are concerned about the risk of exposure to COVID-19.  Employers have a responsibility to develop policies and procedures...
2020/03/16
April 1 deadline changed to May 1, 2020.  We know that employers have additional pressures managing the risks surrounding COVID-19.  The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) made the...
2019/12/10
Iqaluit, NU (Dec 10, 2019) – On December 05, 2019, the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission filed sixteen charges in the Nunavut Court of Justice under the Mine Health & Safety Act.  ...