Fort McMurray Wildfire and WCB Alberta Coverage

Posted in: Claims Costs,Safety | Posted by Rebecca Ingram on May 26, 2016

Fort McMurray Wildfire and WCB Alberta Coverage: The recent and ongoing wildfires in Northern Alberta have been devastating with far reaching effects, including Worker’s Compensation concerns for workers and employers. Should you have questions regarding any aspect of the WCB process or wish to discuss any specific issues or scenarios, please contact us directly at 1-844-377-9545 or by email at [email protected] or [email protected]. Failing to take control of your claim could result in an interruption of benefits or services resulting in unnecessary stress and frustration. The following information touches on some of the most common WCB related situations: Current Claims: If you have a current claim with either the WCB Alberta or a workers’ compensation organization in another province and have been displaced by the Alberta wildfires, you should contact your case manager or claim adjudicator as soon as possible regarding: Benefit payments – if you receive benefits by mail, provide […]