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BOD Decision -2014/03/19 - Primary Skin Cancer and Certain Occupational Exposures

On March 19, 2014, the Board of Directors elected to maintain status quo and retain the presumption of employment causation set out in Schedule B of the Workers Compensation Act ("Act"), in favour of a worker who has developed primary cancer of the skin where there is prolonged contact with coal tar products, arsenic or cutting oils, or prolonged exposure to solar ultraviolet ("UV") light.

Meeting Date: Mar 19, 2014 Asset type: Policy & Regulation Decision