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BOD Decision — 2023/11/09-08 — Permanent Disability Evaluation Schedule Policy Updates — Ongoing Review

On November 9, 2023, WorkSafeBC’s Board of Directors approved amendments to the Permanent Disability Evaluation Schedule (Appendix 3) of the Rehabilitation Services & Claims Manual, Volume II. These amendments are part of the ongoing review of the Permanent Disability Evaluation Schedule to ensure the guidance it provides remains accurate and up to date.

The amendments:

  • Clarify individual and grouped ratings regarding nerve root conditions
  • Update some of the listed examples regarding central nervous system conditions
  • Clarify the purpose of the subsection on upper extremities for central nervous system conditions

The amendments apply to all decisions made on or after December 1, 2023.

Meeting Date: Nov 9, 2023 File type: PDF (358 KB) Asset type: Policy & Regulation Decision