If you are injured at work, it is important to call the WorkSafeBC Claims Call Centre at 604.231.8888. They will give you a claim number to put on your Form 6a. The Form 6a is the WorksafeBC form entitled “Worker’s Report of Injury or Occupational Disease to Employer”. Make sure you fill out a Form 6A for the time you are sick to be covered by WorksafeBC.
Your principal may be confused by the 6A as the District uses a different form, but this is the form BCTF members are to use. You do not need to fill out both forms: the principal should use the 6A to complete the District form.
If you have been denied a claim by WorkSafeBC when you have been injured at work, including being diagnosed with COVID, please contact the STA at email@example.com so we can advocate on your behalf.Leave a reply