The revised Workers Compensation Act (R.S.B.C. 2019) is now in effect. We have updated our website to reflect these changes but there may be links to external resources, like the BC Laws website, that do not reflect the latest Act yet. You can access the revised Act by using our searchable Occupational Health and Safety Regulation. Learn more.
Personal Optional Protection (form 1801)
If you're self-employed, a partner, or a proprietor, i.e., not automatically covered by the Workers Compensation Act, you can use this form to apply for Personal Optional Protection.