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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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Caseload update, January 1 to March 31, 2016, Now Available NEW

April 25, 2016

2014 WSIAT Annual Report Now Available

October 26, 2015

Practice Directions 2014

July 2, 2014

The Tribunal recently completed a project to review and revise its Practice Directions, which were last published in 2007. More on Practice Directions 2014...

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Highlights of Noteworthy Decisions

Decision No. 292 16

LOE review more than 72 months after an accident due to significant temporary deterioration of the worker's condition.

Decision No. 430 16

Whether a worker should have entitlement for non-organic impairment on the basis of psychotraumatic disability or chronic pain disability.

Decision No. 447 16

Whether a worker was entitled to payment for a family member to be his attendant.

Decision No. 1034 15

Determination of worker or independent operator status of person who had incorporated and determination of whether certain family members were dependants.

Decision No. 707 15

Consideration of whether the worker's final LOE review date should have been extended.

Decision No. 886 15

Determination of marked life disruption for chronic pain disability entitlement.

Decision No. 2722 15

Determination of a NEL rating for low back impairment under the AMA Guides, and apportionment of that rating due to a pre-existing, non-compensable, measurable impairment.

Decision No. 177 16

Whether a worker claiming entitlement for traumatic mental stress experienced a sudden and unexpected traumatic event.

Decision No. 130 16

Consideration of the substance of the relationship in determining whether the plaintiff, who had incorporated, should be considered a worker of another company.

Decision No. 2009 15

Whether a worker had entitlement for an accident while travelling to treatment for a compensable injury.

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