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Employer Accident – Injury Reporting Obligations in Common Law Provinces

ProvinceReporting Time Limit
British ColumbiaWithin 3 BUSINESS DAYS of employer knowledge of injury that requires medical attention or results in lost time or wages. Serious injuries must be reported immediately
AlbertaWithin 72 HOURS of Employer knowledge of injury that requires medical aid, results in lost time from work or accommodation.
SaskatchewanWithin 5 DAYS of Employer knowledge of injury that requires medical attention or results in lost time from work
ManitobaWithin 5 BUSINESS DAYS of Employer knowledge of injury that requires medical aid or results in lost time
OntarioWithin 3 BUSINESS DAYS of Employer knowledge of injury that requires medical attention, results in lost time/wages, or accommodation beyond 7 calendar days.
New BrunswickWithin 3 BUSINESS DAYS of Employer knowledge of injury that requires medical attention or results in lost time or wages
P.E.I.Within 3 BUSINESS DAYS of Employer knowledge of injury that requires medical attention or results in lost time or wages
Nova ScotiaWithin 5 BUSINESS DAYS of Employer knowledge of injury that requires medical attention or results in lost time or wages
NewfoundlandWithin 3 DAYS of Employer knowledge of injury that requires medical aid or results in lost time or wages
Yukon TerritoriesWithin 3 DAYS of employer knowledge of injury that requires medical attention or results in lost time or wages
Northwest Territories/NunavutWithin 3 BUSINESS DAYS of employer knowledge of injury that requires medical attention or results in lost time or wages. Serious injuries must be reported immediately

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