WorkSafeBC Rate Consultation Sessions

Join WorkSafeBC, and other employers in your region, to learn more about the preliminary rates for your industry and what you can do to reduce injuries, claim costs, and your insurance rate.

Here’s what you can expect

As part of our commitment to continue serving our stakeholders while reducing the potential spread of COVID-19, we are hosting this year’s rate consultation sessions virtually.

The virtual sessions will be presented on a secure online platform. We will email the session link to employers who have registered for a session in advance of the scheduled date. The sessions include a 60-minute presentation, followed by a question and answer period.

The presentation topics include:

  • The financial state of the workers’ compensation system
  • Rate and classification changes
  • How you, as an employer, can influence your rates through improved health and safety and return-to-work activities

Register for one of the sessions

Monday, October 5, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Monday, October 5, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 7, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Wednesday, October 7, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Resources to help you reduce your premium

While your base premium rate is set using the historical costs of injuries for your industry, you have the opportunity to earn a discount for your business by reducing your claim costs.

We offer tools and expert advice on how to do this through injury prevention, workplace safety, and disability management and return-to-work programs for injured workers. For best practices in injury prevention and injury management that could help you lower your costs, visit our industry health and safety pages.

To learn more about what’s driving costs in your industry, browse our industry health and safety data.

If you have a question or feedback

  • Send an email to Rate Consultation
  • Call 604.247.7333
  • Write to WorkSafeBC at PO Box 5350 Stn Terminal, Vancouver BC V6B 5L5

Additional resources and registration