There is support
Psychological health and safety in the workplace continues to be an important topic of conversation in Manitoba.
Psychological injuries stemming from the workplace significantly affect both workers and employers. They can take a personal toll on workers and cost employers expertise and productivity.
All Canadian workers’ compensation systems, including Manitoba’s, compensate for psychological injuries caused by traumatic events occurring at or as a result of work. In Manitoba, compensation for psychological injuries arising from workplace bullying and harassment has been available for many years.
The Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba now recognizes that excessive workload over a prolonged period of time can, in certain circumstances, constitute a traumatic event and give rise to a
Detailed answers to frequently asked questions about these changes can be found at wcb.mb.ca/adjudication-of-psychological-injuries
Even though some injuries are hard to see
There is support for psychological injuries.
A healthy and safe workplace is one that promotes workers’ psychological well-being and actively works to prevent harm to worker psychological health. Our SAFE Work Manitoba website contains a variety of resources on workplace psychological health and safety.
For prevention resources visit safemanitoba.com/PsychologicalHealthSafety
If you or a member of your family is having trouble dealing with the effects of your injury, call the WCB Distress Line. Trained counsellors from Klinic Community Health Centre are there to help you 24-hours a day, seven days a week. The service is totally confidential and free of charge.
In Winnipeg, call 204-786-8175.
Outside Winnipeg, call toll free, 1-800-719-3809.
call or text 988 (available 24/7)
Disclaimer: The material presented on this webpage is for informational purposes only. It is not intended as legal advice or any other type of professional advice and should not be construed or interpreted as such. Please contact WCB for information pertaining to your personal situation or claim.