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As an employer, you cannot be sued for the costs of a work-related injury or disease. If a worker is injured while on the job during the course of employment, WorkSafeBC pays for the worker's entire medical and wage-loss costs.
In return, you are expected to pay employer premiums and provide a safe, healthy work environment.
Without this form of protection, workplace accidents can be very costly. It isn't available in Australia, for example, where papers recently reported on a worker who injured his back in a fall from a ladder and successfully sued his employer for $1 million. Read the article.
Find out more about the value of your WorkSafeBC coverage.
The Act guarantees:
Registration offers additional benefits:
Go to Register for coverage.