Workers’ Compensation in Ontario: A Guide to the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, Third Edition

Douglas G. Gilbert and Les A. Liversidge

 The Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997 brought massive changes to the way workers’ compensation claims are handled in Ontario. Quickly understand the changes and their impact with this practical guide that tells you exactly what you need to know regarding statutory obligations, policies and case law. Important developments in the legislation include:

  • workers’ and employers’ obligation to co-operate with one another and the board, or face the penalties
  • employers’ responsibility for accident prevention and injured employees prompt return to work
  • the Workers’ Compensation Board’s shift to the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board
  • time limitations for appealing Board decisions
  • the elimination of chronic stress from coverage

(456 pages) - 2001 - Perfectbound

ISBN 0-88804-339-2

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Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB)Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB)

The WSIB or Workplace Safety & Insurance Board administers workers' compensation matters in Ontario.  The above link will take you to the site for further information if required.


 Workplace Safety & Insurance Appeals Tribunal (WSIAT)Workplace Safety Insurance Appeals Tribunal (WSIAT)

The WSIAT or Appeals Tribunal is the final level of appeal on all workplace safety and insurance issues in Ontario.

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