Core Training Programs

These programs are focused at a level that provides employers with all of the basics you need to know and some very helpful tips and processes to assist you to navigate the system.

Core programs are developed around the system goals of WCB and OHS to help you with understanding your responsibilities, return to work, disability case management, submission preparation, safety officer orders, JOHSC's and more!

Some Core Training Programs have a $50 fee for employers and employer business groups. However, If this fee is prohibitive or an issue preventing your attendance, please contact our office directly.


Core Training Programs Offered:

Navigating Workers' Compensation

This three and a half hour course assists you to navigate the obligations under the Workers' Compensation legislation, review the rights, roles and responsibilities of the workplace parties, return to work and understand specific policies, forms, types of benefits paid and reporting requirements. This program was written by OEA NS Society staff and is focussed specifically on the needs of employers. This program can be offered on the employer's worksite as well. Call for details or to schedule.

Course Fee: $50.00 +HST
Course Dates: Visit our Events Calendar to see when this course will be offered next.


Navigating Occupational Health & Safety

This three hour course assists you to navigate the obligations under the OHS legislation, review the rights, roles and responsibilities of the workplace parties, and look at specific policies, duties, forms and requirements. This program has been developed by OEA NS Society staff and is focussed specifically on the needs of employers. This program can be offered on site at an employer's workplace. Call for details or to schedule.

Course Fee: $50.00 +HST
Course Dates: Visit our Events Calendar to see when this course will be offered next.


Getting Ready for Your Appeal: WCB & WCAT Appeal Preparation for Employers

(2-Day Training)

These 2 separate full-day courses provide all of the important planning and preparation steps for an oral hearing in the WCB/WCAT appeal process. Proven practical approaches and insight and useful information to assist employers to participate more confidently and expertly in appeals involving their company. Participants will have many opportunities to be involved in discussion and ask questions. The training includes mock conference calls and a mock oral hearing. This program is done is partnership with Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia, Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal and invited guest speakers.

Visit the Course Page for Full Details! 


Other Sessions Previously Offered: 

WCB'S “My Account “and How to Use It

This two hour course provides hands on explanation in how to register for MyAccount. This course is done in partnership with staff from the Assessments Dept. of WCB NS.


Navigating Workers' Compensation for Physiotherapy Clinic Owners and Managers

This three and a half hour course specific to Physio Therapy Clinic Owners and Managers, assists you to navigate the obligations under the Workers Compensation legislation, review the rights, roles and responsibilities of the workplace parties, and understand specific policies, forms, types of benefits paid and reporting requirements.

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