Industry safety (B.C.’s Restart Plan, Phase 1):
Agriculture, Construction, Forestry, Health care, Hospitality, Manufacturing (see also: Meat processing), Municipalities, Retail, Small business, Transportation
Returning to safe operation (B.C.’s Restart Plan, Phase 2): New: Child care; Gyms and fitness centres. More info:
General guide to reducing risk; Arts and cultural facilities; Health professionals; In-person counselling; Education (K-12); Offices; Parks; Personal services; Real estate; Restaurants, cafes, and pubs; Retail; FAQs; What workers should expect
Resources: COVID-19 Safety Plan template and more resources
Additional information: General health and safety; Reporting and payment deadlines; Claims
This backgrounder provides an overview of how the workers’ compensation system is funded, WorkSafeBC’s financial obligations, and some key facts about our financial management.