WorkSafe BC – Review Division
WorkSafeBC promotes workplace health and safety in BC by partnering with employers and workers and monitoring compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation. It provides compensation for injured workers and supports them in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work.
It makes decisions regarding claims for work-related injuries and disease, assessments for employers, and the enforcement of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation. It is an independent agency funded by insurance premiums paid by employers and accountable to the public through government and its work is directed by the Workers Compensation Act.
The first level of appeal of a decision is internal, involving a review by a Review Officer in the Review Division. The second level of appeal is to the independent Workers' Compensation Appeal Tribunal .
Justice Education Society Resources
Before you appeal to the tribunal, have you tried to work out your situation by other methods? The tribunal process can take a lot of time and may not result in the decision you expected. Use this Early Dispute Resolution checklist to find out if you have tried all avenues available to you. The following videos and PDFs will also help you.
Preparing for a Hearing
If you have decided to move forward with the tribunal process, use this Tribunal Hearing Preparation checklist to help you get ready. You may also like to take a look at these videos and PDFs for more about how to prepare your case.