BOD Decision — 2022/07/13-04 — Signature Requirements for Application and Forms
On July 13, 2022, WorkSafeBC’s Board of Directors approved changes to policy items #93.25, Signature on an Application for Compensation and #95.10, Form of Reports of the Rehabilitation Services & Claims Manual, Volume II. The amendments confirm that:
- Teleclaim and online applications will satisfy the requirement for a “signed” application for compensation; and
- Electronic submission of prescribed medical reports will satisfy reporting requirements.
The amended policies apply to all decisions made on or after September 1, 2022.