Reporting Requirements

Reporting Requirements

NEW: EMPLOYER’S REPORT OF INCIDENT FORM

Employers must submit the fully-completed incident report within three business days, or will incur penalties as listed in the Workers’ Compensation Acts. Please note that to report an accident causing serious bodily injury or a dangerous occurrence, you must call the 24-hour Incident Reporting line at 1-800-661-0792 as soon as is reasonably possible and complete and submit this form within three business days.

Industrial Safety (NWT & NU)

Reporting Type

 Safety Act: Occupational Health and Safety Regulations Reporting Requirement 

Notice Form

Accident causing serious bodily injury or death

An employer shall, as soon as is reasonably possible, give notice to the Chief Safety Officer of an accident causing serious bodily injury. 8(1)

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Dangerous Occurrence

An employer shall, as soon as is reasonably possible, give notice to the Chief Safety Officer of a dangerous occurrence that takes place at a work site, whether or not a worker sustains injury. 9 (1)

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Annual Statistical Report

An employer shall provide to the Chief Safety Officer, or to a person or organization that the Chief Safety Officer may designate, a report setting out details of person hours worked and work-related injuries during the preceding year that occurred in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. 11

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Mine Safety (NWT & NU)

Refer to 16.01 for definitions of “dangerous occurrence” and “serious injury”. Reportable Incident is an incident involving serious injury or death.

Incident

Mine Safety Act: General Safety Regulations Reporting Requirements

Reportable Incident

IMMEDIATELY: Manager must notify an inspector of mines, OHS Committee co-chairperson and the union local.   16.02(1).

WITHIN 72 HOURS: Employer must submit a written report to the Chief Inspector of Mines Safety Officer. 16.02(3).

Dangerous Occurrence

WITHIN 24 HOURS: Manager must give an oral report to an inspector of mines, OHS Committee co-chairperson and the union local.   16.02(2).​

WITHIN 72 HOURS: Employer must submit a written report to the Chief Inspector of Mines Safety Officer.  16.02(3).

Injury requiring medical attention (including first aid)

MONTHLY: Manager must submit a monthly injury summary report to the WSCC Chief Inspector of Mines. 16.08