Safety Courses for Artists

The Workers' Compensation Board provides a free course to artists called "Safety Awareness for
Artists and Carvers." It covers:

  • The history of Workers' Compensation,
  • The Personal Optional Coverage accident insurance available to artists
  • Safety as an attitude
  • Personal protective equipment

Tool safety and more

Artists that have completed the course can train others in their own community. The Workers' Compensation Board urges artists to establish training programs in their communities. Since many quarries in Nunavut are not owned by any one person or company, there is often no one responsible for making sure that the Mine Health and Safety Act is followed. We need your help to keep artists educated about safe practices and their rights.

For more information, contact:
Safety Education Department
Workers' Compensation Board
Phone: 1-877-404-8878 or (867) 645-5605
Fax: (867) 645-5601