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BOD Decision -2007/07/17-07 – Volunteer Members of Fire Brigades

On July 17, 2007, the Board of Directors approved changes to policy item #7.10 in the Rehabilitation Services and Claims Manual, Volume II (“RS&CM”) to provide clarification on coverage during a volunteer firefighter's participation in training sessions which have a strong practice component; and during travel in cases of emergency. The policy changes also recognize the expanded scope of a volunteer firefighter’s duties to include emergency response and public relations activities and replace references to “fire brigade” and “siren” with updated language.

These amendments came into effect on October 1, 2007 and apply to all injuries on or after that date.

Meeting Date: Jul 17, 2007 File type: PDF (44 KB) Asset type: Policy & Regulation Decision