Incident Response/Report

If a GSC coach is injured while working…   

#1      Provide First Aid or seek medical attention as required.
#2      WorkSafeBC requirements

COACH is to:

1. Report injury immediately to your employer

a. Your employer is responsible for getting you any necessary first aid, and for transporting you to a medical facility if that’s what you need. Be sure to keep in touch with your employer if you have to be off work.

2. See your physician

a. Your doctor will recommend treatment for your injury and may refer you to other health care practitioners. Be sure to ask about what modified work duties, and activities at home, you can do to help your recovery. And always let your health care provider know that you were injured at work.

3. Report your injury to WorkSafe

a. If you’ve missed work, call Teleclaim @ 1-888-WORKERS (1.888.967.5377)

b. If you haven’t missed work but sought medical attention, we recommend reporting online. Before you report your injury, please review the information you’ll need to provide.

c. Employee to complete Form 6 for any incident with injury, medical attention, time loss

i.When you report your injury we’ll ask you for the following information:

1. Contact information for yourself and your employer
2. The date of your injury and how it occurred
3. Who you reported your injury to (your employer, healthcare providers)
4. What, if any, days or shifts you’ve missed from work
5. Information about any additional employers you may have
6. Names and phone numbers of your health care providers (doctor, physiotherapist, etc.)
7. Your social insurance number
8. Your personal health number (from your BC Services card or CareCard)
9. If you’ve missed time from work, you’ll also need to tell us your earnings from your most recent paystub and the past 12 months

CLUB is to:

1. Contact WorkSafe as soon as possible if a worker:

a. Is taken from or leaves the jobsite for treatment at a medical facility

b. Misses time from work after the day of the injury

c. Loses consciousness

d. Is diagnosed with a work-related disease

e. Develops symptoms of a mental health disorder related to work or the work environment

f. Suffers broken eyeglasses, dentures, hearing aid or artificial limb due to a work-related incident

2. You must immediately report serious incidents and fatalities. For all other injuries and illnesses, you must report within three business days of the injury occurring, or within three business days of you becoming aware of the injury.

a. You can submit a report even if you don’t have all the details of the incident yet.

3. Not reporting an injury is an offence under the Workers Compensation Act and can result in fines. Coercing a worker not to report an injury is also an offence.

4. To fill out your report to WorkSafe, you should have the following information:

a. Suggestions for transitional work and/or a modified work schedule to support the worker’s safe return to work.

b. Contact information for your company and the worker

c. Details of the incident(s) that led to the injury or disease.

d. The days (or shifts) missed due to the injury, if any.

e. The worker’s work schedule and rate of pay. If the worker has missed time from work due to the injury, WorkSafe also needs to know the worker’s total earnings over the last 12 weeks.

#3         Skate Canada requirements
For guidelines on when an incident should be reported, please go to https://info.skatecanada.ca/index.php/en-ca/guides/50-guide-to-safe-sport.html#h2-incident-reporting    for more information.

1) Step 1: Complete the online Incident Report (please note all incidents must be submitted online no later than 30 days from the date of incident by a club board member or coach) https://members.skatecanada.ca/safe-sport/submit-an-incident-report/ you must log into the membership site to complete and submit the online incident report form

a) Complete an Online Incident Report when an incident/accident occurs at the club, skating school or at any Skate Canada related event.

2) Step 2: Complete the Coach Insurance Claim Form

3) Step 3: Return completed claim form and relevant documents to:

c/o BFL Canada Risk and Insurance Inc. Claims Department
Attention: Josianne Moniz
Montreal, QC H3A 1G1

For all inquiries regarding coach insurance coverage, please contact the insurance broker directly at:

Josianne Moniz, BFL Canada Risk and Insurance Inc.,
(514) 905-1773 or (800) 465-2842
josiannemoniz@bflcanada.ca


If skaters or volunteers are injured…   

#1  Provide First Aid or seek medical attention as required.
#2 WorkSafeBC requirements [There are no WorkSafe requirements for reporting if an employee was not involved.]
#3 Skate Canada requirements
1) Step 1: Complete the online Incident Report (please note all incidents must be submitted online no later than 30 days from the date of incident by a club board member or coach) https://members.skatecanada.ca/safe-sport/submit-an-incident-report/ you must log into the membership site to complete and submit the online incident report form

a) Complete an Online Incident Report when an incident/accident occurs at the club, skating school or at any Skate Canada related event.

i) It is at the discretion of the individual responsible at the time of the incident whether or not an incident report should be filled out. From a safe sport perspective it is better to over report than under report especially if insurance claims can stem from the incidents.

ii)Please keep in mind anytime a skater falls and bumps their head, an incident report must be completed in case they may suffer from a concussion.  An incident report must also be completed if a skater sustains any other injury. This information is useful and required when dealing with insurance claims stemming from the incident.

iii) Skate Canada strongly encourages you to also report any incident that might help us improve the overall safety in the organization.

b) IMPORTANT NOTE: Once the Incident Report is completed and submitted, a copy is automatically sent to the email address identified on the form.  We recommend keeping a copy of the incident report for the club and/or skating school’s records.

2) Step 2: Complete the Accident Insurance Claim Form for Registrants (ie: skaters, volunteers)

a) Section 1) CLAIMANT’S STATEMENT and section 3) ASSOCIATION STATEMENT of the Accident Claim form must be completed by a club board member or coach.

If medical attention is/was required it is the families responsibility to have section 2) PHYSICIAN’S STATEMENT completed by the physician.
https://members.skatecanada.ca/safe-sport/registrant-insurance-claim/ (also available once logged into the membership site)

b) The Accident Claim form should be emailed to Skate Canada’s Safe Sport department at safesport@skatecanada.ca

 

·   Please note that the accident insurance coverage is a secondary provider to one’s family insurance.

·   Only off-ice volunteers are covered by the General Liabilityand the Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance.