WSIB and Chronic Mental Stress
Date: March 12, 2019
As of January 1, 2018, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997 (WSIA) allows for entitlement to benefits for chronic mental stress. Prior to these amendments, only traumatic mental stress (“an acute reaction to a sudden and unexpected event”) was compensable.
In this Client Toolkit, we set out the statutory changes, the policy framework and a list of steps employers can take to minimize the risk of workplace stress.You must be logged in to access this content. Go to the Client Access area to login.
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