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OHS-Related Consumer Price Index adjustments

Section 25.2 of the Workers Compensation Act (“Act”) requires WorkSafeBC to adjust dollar amounts in the Act annually by applying the percentage change in the Consumer Price Index for Canada.

Current OHS-Related CPI adjustments

Section Number
Description Amount
73(1)
Maximum claims cost levy amount
$56,588.17
196(2)
Maximum OHS penalty
$646,302.88
196.1(1)
Maximum OHS Citation Amount
$1,039.72
217(a)(i)
Maximum fine for first offence
$707,352.37

Maximum daily fine for continuing offence
$35,367.65
217(b)(i)
Maximum fine for second offence
$1,414,704.73

Maximum fine for continuing repeat offence
$70,735.24
225(f.1)
Authority to make regulations for lower maximum administrative penalties (OHS Citations)
$1,039.72

Click here for the most recent Board Minute authorizing these changes.

Click here to see all previous CPI adjustments.