File an Employer’s Initial Report of Injury (E1)

We have made changes to section D question 12 of the E1 as part of our efforts for continuous improvement to our customer service while fulfilling our obligation to gather wage information for Section 70 of the Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013, which directs us to base our wage calculation on the the greater of a) the average weekly earnings for the 12 months preceding commencement of loss of earnings, or b) weekly earnings at the commencement of loss of earnings.

Submit online
Complete the E1 form online, print a copy for your records and click “Submit” to automatically send the report to the WCB. Click here.


Complete the E1 form online and email to  Click here to download the form.

Please follow the following steps when submitting a form via email:

  • Fill out all empty fields online.
  • Print the form to add your signature.
  • Scan and email to

If the form is not printed and scanned before submitting, it will not be accepted.


Mail or fax
Complete the E1 form online and print two copies. Sign one copy and mail or fax it to the WCB. Retain the other copy for your records. Click here.

If you prefer to complete the form by hand, download the form, print a copy and complete it in pen. Make a copy for your records and sign the other to be mailed or faxed to the WCB. Click here to download.


File by Phone
Dial WCB Teleservice 1.800.787.9288. A WCB representative will take your information and complete the form for you. Please have the following information at hand when you call:

  • Name, address and contact numbers for your company and for your injured worker.
  • Details about the injury.
  • Records of the worker’s earnings and recent employment history.