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WSIB Facts

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  • Not all accidents are slips or falls.
  • Safe workplaces make sound business.
  • Claim registration time limits do not apply to most disease cases.
  • Accommodating workers promptly after an injury reduces overall costs dramatically.
  • In certain cases, where a third party is involved, you may be entitled to transfer of costs.
  • Diseases classified as long-latency can be removed from experience rating assessments.
  • A business may be eligible for cost relief if an injured worker has a pre-existing injury or condition.
  • Employers who carry on more than one business activity may be eligible for separate assessment rates.
  • There are “accidents” or “injuries” that can happen as a result of repetitive work, loud noises in the work place, or workplace harassment.
  • Failure to report an accident within 3 days could result in a penalty fine of $250 – $500.
  • Workers or their families can make a compensation claim for consideration after they have left the company, retired from the company or passed on – even if their employer has changed or shut down operations.

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