June 14, 1994 - December 31, 2006
Hearing loss is permanent. It cannot be reversed. Hearing loss may result in an impairment and / or a disability.
Hearing loss due to noise is preventable. It is the responsibility of all employers to provide hearing protection to workers who are exposed to excessive noise levels in the workplace. It is the obligation of all workers to wear the hearing protection provided.
All claims decisions are appealable to the Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board.
Compensation for Loss of Personal Property
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