Resources for Injured Employees

There are certain steps you must take if you are injured at work:

You must tell your employer (which can mean a supervisor or someone from management) that you were injured within 30 days of the injury.

When you tell your employer you have been injured at work your employer must:

If there is a dispute about whether your employer must pay your claim:

Qualified injured workers are entitled to the services of a Worker Advocate. The Worker Advocate Program provides legal representation without cost to injured workers pursuing claims before the Workers’ Compensation Board. In order for an injured worker to qualify to receive assistance, the injury must have occurred on or after January 1, 1993; the worker must have participated in the Board’s troubleshooter program; the worker must not have informally resolved the dispute; and finally, the worker must not have retained private legal counsel.