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POA Decision – 1998/04/23-06 – Interim Policy Changes Concerning the Assessment of Permanent Psychological Disability

The Panel approved a temporary addition to the Permanent Disability Evaluation Schedule to govern the assessment of psychological disabilities resulting from occupational injuries and diseases. The Panel also approved the establishment of a Psychological Disability Committee within the Compensation Services Division to make individual case decisions by applying the revised Schedule. The Committee will keep records and analyse the results and will report back to the Panel in two years with recommendations on whether the revised Schedule should be confirmed or changed.

Meeting Date: Apr 23, 1998 File type: PDF (2 MB) Asset type: Policy & Regulation Decision