Factsheets

This collection of factsheets present information about workers compensation issues in British Columbia. These factsheets are ordered alphabetically and include topics relating to your claim, wage-loss benefits, permanent disability benefits, specific injuries, occupational health and safety including prohibited action, and reviews and appeals.


Activity-Related Soft Tissue Disorders (or Repetitive Strain Injuries)

Appeals to the Workers' Compensation Appeal Tribunal (WCAT)

Avoiding Problems with Your Claim


Can I Get More Benefits If My Medical Condition Changes?

Chronic Pain

Claim Suppression

Compensable Consequences of Work-Related Injuries and Diseases

CPP Disability and WorkSafeBC Benefits


Duration of Benefits for Workers Injured on or after June 30, 2002


Employability Assessments

Extension of Time Applications


Foreign Workers


Hearing Disorders


Late Applications for Workers' Compensation

Long Term Wage Rates


Occupational Diseases: An Introduction

Occupational Health and Safety

Out of Province Claims


Permanent Disability Awards: Lump Sums and Commutations

Permanent Disability Benefits

Preparing for an Oral Hearing

Preparing for a Review or Appeal

Prohibited Actions Relating to Occupational Health and Safety

Psychological Conditions and Mental Disorders


Retirement Benefits

Reviews of WorkSafeBC Decisions


Third Party Claims


Understanding A Pension Decision (Pre June 2002)


Vocational Rehabilitation


Wage Rate for Reopened Claims More than 3 Years after the Original Injury

Wage Rate for Reopened Claims Within 3 Years after the Original Injury

Wage Loss Benefits

Worker Portal