The Workers Compensation Act and Regulations

The WCB is governed by The Workers Compensation Act and Regulations. The links below will take you to the current, official versions of the Act and Regulations as posted on the Government of Manitoba website.

View the Workers Compensation Consolidated Act

View the Workers Compensation Act Regulations

The previous version of The Workers Compensation Act is provided on this site in PDF format as the WCB recognizes that some stakeholders still need access to it. Please note the PDF file is not the official version of the Act. For an official version, please contact the Government of Manitoba Statutory Publications.


Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba Policies

Our business is guided by a set of policies and procedures that reflect the Act and ensure we engage with workers and employers in a consistent, fair manner.

View our Policies


Firefighters' Coverage

The Workers Compensation Act has recently been amended to include new types of cancer for which presumptive coverage is available to firefighters and Office of the Fire Commissioner (OFC) personnel. These new types of cancer are: cervical, ovarian, penile, pancreatic, and thyroid.

This new presumptive coverage came into effect on April1, 2022. 

Learn more about Firefighters’ Coverage and the changes to the Act