Report within 72 hours

You have 72 hours to complete and submit the Employer Report of Injury form after receiving notice or knowledge of an injury or illness that disables or will likely disable a worker beyond the date of accident.

For more information about what to do if your worker has an injury (pdf, 235KB)

Report an injury:

If you are unable to sign up for online services, you can submit a one-time injury report.

When to report an injury

You should submit a report to WCB-Alberta if the accident results in, or is likely to result in:

  • lost time or the need to temporarily or permanently modify work beyond the date of accident
  • death or permanent disability (amputation, hearing loss, etc.)
  • a disabling or potentially disabling condition caused by occupational exposure or activity (poisoning, infection, respiratory disease, dermatitis, etc.)
  • the need for medical treatment beyond first aid (assessment by physician, physiotherapy, chiropractic, etc.)
  • incurring medical aid expenses (dental treatment, eyeglass repair or replacement, prescription medications, etc.)

For more information please reference the employer handbook (pdf, 358KB).

Additional Resources

Submission by fax
If you are unable to access our online services, you can submit the Employer Report of Injury form (pdf, 387KB) by fax.

Upload your electronic information to our system
You can also import injury information directly from your human resources or injury management system.

Please reference the Employer report upload documentation. (zip file, 900 KB)
If you have questions in the meantime, please contact eBusiness Support.