What is Workers’ Compensation

Welcome to What is Workers’ Compensation

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Course Description

This course is designed to help you learn more about claims and compensation. It offers basic information on how to report an injury, disease, incident or fatalities at WorkSafeBC, the different types of benefits and services, and how to recover at work. The course also includes extensive lists of useful resources and links for additional study.

Who is This Course For?

  • Small business owners/employers
  • Small business managers/supervisors
  • Small business employees

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, as an employer, you will be able to:

  • explain the different ways to report an injury, disease, incident or fatalities at WorkSafeBC.

  • find claim information online.

  • help the workers to return to work after an injury or disease.

As a worker, you will be able to:

  • explain how to report an injury or disease at WorkSafeBC.

  • define what benefits and services are you entitled to.

  • find online information of their claim.

  • describe the benefits of returning to work.

There is a lot to cover in this course so let’s get right into it.

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