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Submitting a request for review

If you disagree with a WorkSafeBC decision, you can request a review by following these guidelines.

Review timelines

All requests to review claims and assessment decisions must be submitted within 90 days after the decision. All requests to review health and safety enforcement decisions must be submitted within 45 days after the decision.
In most cases, we will complete a review within 150 days of receiving the request.

Before requesting a review

You or your representative will need to provide:

  • The details of the decision, including decision date, subject, decision type, and the reasons you disagree with it
  • The outcome or decision you are seeking

If you need more information about the decision, you have the following options:

  • Contact the person who made the decision to get written clarification
  • Ask for the WorkSafeBC case file

Submitting a request for review


To use this service, you will need to open an online services account with us.

Once you have an account, you should be able to complete the request quickly and can let us know if you have a representative. You can save what you’ve done in the “Drafts” section for seven days.

You can continue to log in to manage existing reviews and access past reviews.

Log in or create an account

Mail or fax

You can fill out the Request for Review form and send it to the Review Division.

If you are represented, your representative can fill out the Request for Review form and send that form, along with a signed authorization, to the Review Division.