Workers' Compensation

Faculty, Employees, Students

WORKERS' COMPENSATION is a type of insurance which covers any accident that arises out of, or occurs in the course of employment. All Workers' Compensation claims must be reported to the WCB, by Employee Wellness within 72 hours of the accident (WCB Section 28(2)). If you require a "Workers" report for submission to WCB, please see the following link: http://www.wcb.ab.ca/workers/online_report.asp


When to report

If involved in an accident at work that results in an injury, damage to personal property (eg. Glasses) or requires a visit to a medical practitioner such as a chiropractor or physician.

Where to report

Report to http://www.uleth.ca/risk-and-safety-services/cair.  Whenever possible, contact the Wellness Coordinator wellness@uleth.ca prior to visiting a medical practitioner. If you seek medical attention you must notify the attending physician that it is a Workers' Compensation claim.

How to Report

Report http://www.uleth.ca/risk-and-safety-services/cair and call Wellness at 403-332-5217.

Out Of Country

Any University employee who is going overseas on required University business, for less than a 12 month period, has WCB coverage. You are required to provide the Wellness Office with details of the date of your departure, your length of stay and what country you will be traveling to.

 

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