About

Mandate

WorkplaceNL administers the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Act (the Act). Under the authority of sections 5 and 20.2 of the Act, WorkplaceNL:

  • Promotes workplace health and safety in order to prevent and reduce workplace injury and illness.
  • Strives to ensure injured workers receive the best care possible and the benefits to which they are entitled.
  • Facilitates injured workers’ recovery, and early and safe return to work.
  • Administers an employer classification and assessment system.
  • Ensures adequate funding for services through sound financial management.