Students participating in approved unpaid work experience programs, also referred to as work-integrated learning assignments or practicums in Saskatchewan, may be eligible for coverage.
To be covered, students must be registered in a program funded by:
Eligible students must also have completed and signed a consent and waiver of liability form.
Paid students (receiving a T4) will be covered as workers through their employers.
Employer host organizations:
Once you are aware of a work-related injury, you must report it to the WCB within five days of the injury occurring by submitting the Employer’s Report of Injury (E1) form.
Students are not covered when they:
Eligibility for coverage is limited to students registered at post-secondary institutions that receive provincial funding from the Government of Saskatchewan.
General liability insurance may be an option for students who are not eligible for coverage from the WCB.
Out-of-province medical students who are participating in unpaid work experience programs for the Saskatchewan Health Authority may be able to co-ordinate coverage through the Saskatchewan Health Authority Learner Placement Unit.
To learn more about WCB coverage for students and roles and responsibilities for students, learning institutions and host organizations please visit:
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