Optional Coverage

Optional Coverage

The Workers' Compensation Act provides compensation coverage to a "worker", however, not all persons are considered "workers" under the A. Upon application to, and acceptance by the board, an eligible person is "deemed" to be a worker and coverage under

Effective Dates

September 30, 1995 - May 15, 2006

Policy Code

AS-18

General Information

The Workers' Compensation Act provides compensation coverage to a "worker", however, not all persons are considered "workers" under the Act. Upon application to, and acceptance by the board, an eligible person is "deemed" to be a worker and coverage under the Act is extended.

All claims decisions are appealable to the Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board.

An employer may appeal any assessment decision to the Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board within 180 days of the decision being made.

Prevention

The Workers' Compensation Act provides compensation coverage to a "worker", however, not all persons are considered "workers" under the A. Upon application to, and acceptance by the board, an eligible person is "deemed" to be a worker and coverage under the Act is extended.

All claims decisions are appealable to the Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board.

An employer may appeal any assessment decision to the Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board within 180 days of the decision being made.

Roles and Responsibilities

Assessments

Application

The Workers' Compensation Act provides compensation coverage to a "worker", however, not all persons are considered "workers" under the A. Upon application to, and acceptance by the board, an eligible person is "deemed" to be a worker and coverage under the Act is extended.

All claims decisions are appealable to the Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board.

An employer may appeal any assessment decision to the Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board within 180 days of the decision being made.

Optional Coverage

January 1, 1993 - August 28, 1995 | AS-18 | Assessments