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Established in 1985, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal (WSIAT) is the final level of appeal to which workers and employers may bring disputes concerning workplace safety and insurance matters in Ontario. WSIAT has always been separate from and independent of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board.



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Expanded List of Occupations, Section 14, PTSD Presumption for First Responders

June 13, 2018

2017 WSIAT Annual Report Now Available

May 9, 2018

Two Datasets Now Available for Download

March 23, 2018

Appeals of Decisions Reducing NEL Awards due to a Pre-Existing Condition

February 8, 2018

Mental Stress Appeals at the WSIAT

January 18, 2018

# Announcements Archive

Highlights of Noteworthy Decisions

Decision No. 498 18

Consideration of entitlement for a fatal heart condition.

Decision No. 697 18

Entitlement to LOE benefits where a worker was not working prior participating in a Board-approved health care program.

Decision No. 733 18

Compulsory coverage in the construction industry and the exemption for an executive officer.

Decision No. 3095 17

Rating of permanent impairment for a condition not listed in the AMA Guides.

Decision No. 1672 18

Whether a worker was able to commute for modified work.

Decision No. 1653 18

Entitlement to LOE benefits where a worker was not working at the time of surgery for a compensable recurrence.

Decision No. 3185 17

Consideration of entitlement for a recurrence of mental stress.

Decision No. 1332 18

Whether a worker was in the course of employment while on a lunch break.

Decision No. 2438 17

Whether there was breach of regulations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act that would warrant transfer of the costs of a claim.

Decision No. 167 18

Failure to co-operate will disqualify worker from supplement under s. 147(4) of the pre-1997 Act only if it is likely that earning capacity would have increased to extent contemplated by s. 147(2) if worker had co-operated.

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