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BOD Decision - 2018/07/12-02 - Workers Compensation Amendment Act, 2018 Amendments to Section 5.1 of the Workers Compensation Act

On July 12, 2018, the Board of Directors approved amendments to Chapter 3 in the Rehabilitation Services & Claims Manual, Volume II to:

  • add Item C3-13.10, Section 5.1(1.1) - Mental Disorder Presumption, to reflect the legislative changes introduced by Bill 9; and to:
  • revise Item C3-13.00, Section 5.1 - Mental Disorders, by changing how policy defines a traumatic event and clarifying how WorkSafeBC assesses evidence of a traumatic event or significant stressor.

Meeting Date: Jul 12, 2018 File type: PDF (139 KB) Asset type: Policy & Regulation Decision