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Guide to Completing an Employer Incident Investigation Report (EIIR)

This guide, to be used in conjunction with the employer incident investigation report (EIIR) template (Form 52E40), will walk you through the process of completing an EIIR, which is required under the Workers Compensation Act.

Generally, you are only required to submit full investigation reports to WorkSafeBC. You can submit full investigation reports in the following ways:

  • Online at the EIIR upload portal
  • By fax to 604.276.3247 in the Lower Mainland or toll-free 1.866.240.1434
  • By mail to WorkSafeBC, PO Box 5350 Stn Terminal, Vancouver, BC V6B 5L5

Note: Housekeeping changes to this resource were made to reflect numbering changes in the Workers Compensation Act, which took effect on April 6, 2020. For more information, view amendments and revisions to the Act.

Related resources:

Employer Incident Investigation Report (Form 52E40)

Reference Guide for Employer Incident Investigations

Incident Investigation Reporting (video)

More information:

Conducting an Employer Incident Investigation

Publication Date: Apr 2020 File type: PDF (178 KB) Asset type: Guide