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Construction nurse line

The Construction Nurse Line is a free telephone service. Offered by WorkSafeBC, it is staffed by nurse advisors with construction industry experience. The service helps employers by getting injured workers back on the job.

Phone: 604.279.8155 (Lower Mainland)
Toll-free: 1.877.633.6233

Hours of operation: Monday to Friday (excluding holidays), 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Construction nurse advisors

  • Are registered nurses with experience in construction.
  • Are experts in occupational injury and return-to-work planning.
  • Provide a clinical perspective that is separate from claims entitlement and prevention issues.
  • Collaborate with workers, employers, healthcare providers, and physicians to develop and monitor safe and individualized return-to-work plans.

Who should call

  • First aid attendants
  • Return-to-work coordinators
  • Owners
  • Site safety officers
  • Superintendents
  • Supervisors

When to call

  • To arrange worksite visits to make return-to-work planning easier, if/when barriers have been identified
  • For information on limitations and/or assistance in identifying appropriate modified duties for an injured worker that is returning to the job
  • To help resolve return-to-work issues
  • To help develop injury management/disability management workplace programs
  • For general claims updates