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Operational policy manual

This manual is the source of operational policy for the WSIB. It contains such matters of policy and law as:

  • Worker coverage, filing claims
  • Benefits, work reintegration
  • Employer coverage, premiums, experience rating
  • Health care, occupational diseases

Operational Policy Manual User Guide

Revised policies: 2015 Benefit Rates
Document Published Comments
18-01-02, Benefit Dollar Amounts - Accidents from 1998 January 2, 2015 Revised document
18-01-03, Benefit Dollar Amounts - Accidents before 1998 January 2, 2015 Revised document
18-01-05, Table of Rates January 2, 2015 Revised document
Updated policy: Updated to align with regulatory changes to presumptive coverage
Document Published Comments
23-02-01, Cancers in Firefighters and Fire Investigators January 2, 2015 Updated document
Revised policies: Annual housekeeping
Document Published Comment
12-04-02, Volunteer Forces January 2, 2015 Revised document
15-01-06, Third Party Motor Vehicle Accident Claim Costs January 2, 2015 Revised document
19-02-02, Responsibilities of the Workplace Parties in Work Reintegration January 2, 2015 Revised document
Revised policies: Housekeeping policy revisions related to Benefits Policy Review
Document Published Comments
11-02-02, Lost Time Claims January 2, 2015 Revised document
15-06-07, Leaving the Province/Country January 2, 2015 Revised document
17-02-02, Health Care Practitioner's Reports January 2, 2015 Revised document
18-03-04, LOE Benefits for Workers 55 Years of Age or Older January 2, 2015 Revised document
18-03-06, Final LOE Benefit Review January 2, 2015 Revised document
18-04-09, Electing the OAS Equivalent January 2, 2015 Revised document
18-04-11, Supplement for Programs and LMR Plans Before and After 24 Months January 2, 2015 Revised document
18-04-12, Supplement Following Significant Deterioration January 2, 2015 Revised document
18-04-14, Reviewing FEL Benefits (Prior to Final Review) January 2, 2015 Revised document
18-04-20, Final FEL Benefit Review January 2, 2015 Revised document
18-05-04, Calculating NEL Benefits January 2, 2015 Revised document
18-07-01, Determining the Degree of Disability January 2, 2015 Revised document
19-02-04, Functional Abilities Form for Work Reintegration January 2, 2015 Revised document
19-05-03, Compliance with Re-employment obligation - Construction Industry January 2, 2015 Revised document
21-02-03, Disclosure of Claim File Information to Employers (No Issue in Dispute) January 2, 2015 Revised document
Updated policies: Updated to reflect changes to the Interjurisdictional Agreement regarding Alternative Assessment Procedure
Document Published Comments
14-02-09, Insurable Earnings - Drivers in the Transportation Industry January 2, 2015 Updated document
14-02-12, Insurable Earnings - Interjurisdictional Agreement January 2, 2015 Updated document
14-02-13, Alternative Assessment Procedure for Interjurisdictional Trucking & Transport Industry January 2, 2015 Updated document
15-01-11, Interjurisdictional Agreement January 2, 2015 Updated document
New, revised, and deleted policies: Policy revisions resulting from Benefits Policy Review
Document Published Comments
15-02-03, Pre-existing Conditions November 3, 2014 New policy
Document Published Comments
11-01-05, Determining Permanent Impairment November 3, 2014 New policy
18-05-03, Determining the Degree of Permanent Impairment November 3, 2014 Revised policy
18-05-05, Effect of Pre-existing Impairment November 3, 2014 Deleted policy
18-05-09, NEL Redeterminations November 3, 2014 Revised policy
Document Published Comments
15-02-05, Recurrences November 3, 2014 Revised policy
15-03-01, Recurrences November 3, 2014 Deleted policy
Document Published Comments
11-01-15, Aggravation Basis November 3, 2014 Deleted policy
15-02-04, Aggravation Basis November 3, 2014 Revised policy
Document Published Comments
15-06-01, Entitlement Following Work Disruptions: General November 3, 2014 Deleted policy
15-06-02, Entitlement Following Temporary Work Disruptions November 3, 2014 Revised policy
15-06-03, Entitlement Following Permanent Work Disruptions November 3, 2014 Revised policy
15-06-04, Entitlement Following Work Disruptions: Seasonal Layoffs November 3, 2014 Deleted policy
15-06-05, Entitlement Following Work Disruptions: Strikes and Lockouts November 3, 2014 Deleted policy
Updated policy: Updated to align with regulatory changes to presumptive coverage
Document Published Comments
23-02-01, Cancers in Firefighters and Fire Investigators July 7, 2014 Updated document
Revised policies: Changes to Voluntary Registration policies to align with WSIB compliance strategy
Document Published Comments
14-02-06, Employer Premium Adjustments February 3, 2014 Revised document
14-02-15, Voluntary Registration February 3, 2014 Revised document
Updated policies
Document Published Comments
18-01-02, Benefit Dollar Amounts - Accidents from 1998 February 3, 2014 Updated document
18-01-03, Benefit Dollar Amounts - Accidents before 1998 February 3, 2014 Updated document
Revised and deleted policies: Housekeeping policy revisions related to Bill 119
Document Published Comments
12-01-06, Expanded Compulsory Coverage in Construction January 2, 2014 Revised
14-02-19, Clearance Certificate in Construction January 2, 2014 Revised
22-01-05, Offences and Penalties - General January 2, 2014 Revised
22-01-06, Offences and Penalties - External Suppliers of Goods and Services January 2, 2014 Revised
22-01-07, Offences and Penalties - Worker January 2, 2014 Revised
22-01-08, Offences and Penalties - Employer January 2, 2014 Revised
22-01-10, Offences and Penalties - For Compulsory Coverage in Construction January 2, 2014 Deleted
Revised policies: Changes due to Interjurisdictional Agreement clarifications regarding Alternative Assessment Procedure
Document Published Comments
14-02-09, Insurable Earnings - Drivers in the Transportation Industry January 2, 2014 Revised
14-02-12, Insurable Earnings - Interjurisdictional Agreement January 2, 2014 Revised
14-02-13, Alternative Assessment Procedure for Interjurisdictional Trucking & Transport Industry January 2, 2014 Revised
15-01-11, Interjurisdictional Agreement January 2, 2014 Revised
Revised policy: 2014 Benefit Rates (Annual Rate Review)
Document Published Comments
18-01-05, Table of Rates January 2, 2014 Revised
Revised policies: Annual housekeeping
Document Published Comments
12-04-02, Volunteer Forces January 2, 2014 Revised
14-01-01, The Classification Scheme January 2, 2014 Revised
14-01-03, Segregated Payrolls January 2, 2014 Revised
14-01-04, Aggregated Payroll January 2, 2014 Revised
14-02-04, Clearance Certificate January 2, 2014 Revised
14-04-02, Security for Payment January 2, 2014 Revised

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Past policies

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Questions

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Resources

Policy overview

Workplace Safety and Insurance Act (WSIA)

WSIA Regulations