Small business services

Big help for small business

As a small business owner, you need affordable workplace insurance you can rely on to protect you and your employees. The WSIB works for you providing guaranteed no-fault workplace insurance that protects you from costly court settlements and provides services and support when you need it.

Learn about our comprehensive benefits, programs and services that offer your small business:

  • Financial security
  • Value for your premium dollars
  • Incentive programs
  • Services and expertise to help you

We know that small business owners like you are busy running your business, so we want to make sure interacting with us is easy and convenient. Through our online services you can report and pay your premiums, file a claim, get a clearance certificate and much more, anywhere, anytime.

You can also join our Small Business Health and Safety Forum on January 26, 2023 to learn how investing in workplace health and safety can help you boost your bottom line.

Employer Services

Our Employer Services deliver account-related services to Ontario employers. With teams across the province, we provide a range of services to help you manage your account, from registering with us, providing clearance certificates, or answering questions about your account.

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Health and Safety Excellence program

Our Health and Safety Excellence program can help you keep your team safe at work, while earning rebates on your annual WSIB premiums.

Smaller businesses (1-99 full-time employees) can earn double the rebates, plus $1,000 toward their health and safety plan, in 2023!

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Elizabeth Witmer Small Business Health and Safety Leadership Awards  

Each year we recognize the health and safety achievements of independently owned and operated businesses with fewer than 50 employees through our Elizabeth Witmer Small Business Health and Safety Leadership Awards.

You can win up to $10,000 by telling us what your small business has done over the past year to promote health and safety in your workplace.

Mandatory coverage in the construction industry

WSIB coverage is mandatory for independent operators, sole proprietors, partners in a partnership and executive officers in a corporation who work in construction. 

Most will have to register with us (some exemptions apply). 

Learn about mandatory coverage in construction.

Resources to help you

We have resources that are here to help small businesses - learn how the WSIB is working for you. If you are registering with us for the first time, see what you need to know.

For details on the services we offer and your responsibilities with us, read Your Guide: services and responsibilities – business edition.