What to do if your patient is
hurt at work
As a health care provider, you play
a major role in the health and well-being of workers who
are injured on the job.
Report within 48 hours of treatment or assessment
Reporting to WCB-Alberta within 48
hours of providing treatment or assessment is a key component
of the worker's claim. Regular medical updates are needed
to determine entitlement under the Workers’ Compensation
To make it easier, we have introduced online
- Physicians can submit first reports,
progress reports, consultation reports and invoices.
can submit first reports, progress reports and invoices.
- Physical therapists can submit assessment reports, status
reports and invoices.
On-site health centre report
Workers must report all accidents to their
employer and employers must keep a record of the accident.
The Worker, employer and attending physician (or on-site health care provider)
must report accidents to WCB if it disables or is likely to disable the
worker beyond the day of accident.
There are many other WCB reports available
through WCB forms requisition. They will be mailed to you
upon request. You can also contact the Claims
Contact Centre to request these documents.
when filing reports:
- Incomplete reports may be returned
- Report standards must be followed.