Emergency Transportation

Emergency Transportation

Effective Dates

April 11, 1995 - June 30, 2008

Policy Code

CL-48

General Information

The Workers' Compensation Act states that where a worker suffers a work-related disability, the worker's employer shall immediately provide and pay for emergency transportation for the worker to a hospital, medical practitioner, home, or other place that may be required by the worker's condition.

Further, the Worker's Compensation Act states that where an employer fails to provide emergency transportation and another person or the board incurs expense at doing so, the board shall reimburse the person and shall recover the amount from the employer.

The Minimum First-aid Regulations, pursuant to the Occupational Health and Safety Act, states that the first-aid attendant shall be in charge of all first aid treatment until medical aid is available. The decisions of the first-aid attendant shall not be over-ruled by supervisory personnel.

Disability

November 9, 1993 - June 30, 2008 | CL-40 | Claims

Arising Out Of and In The Course Of Employment

November 16, 1993 - September 30, 2007 | CL-42 | Claims

Pre-Existing Conditions

March 31, 1994 - December 31, 2007 | CL-47 | Claims

The Workers' Compensation Act states that a worker is eligible for compensation benefits if they have suffered a work-related disability that arises out of and in the course of employment. A worker may be entitled to receive loss of earnings benefits, m