Adjudicating Psychological Disorders

Adjudicating Psychological Disorders

Effective Dates

June 30, 2008 - June 29, 2019

Policy Code


General Information

The Yukon Workers’ Compensation Health and Safety Board (YWCHSB) recognizes that some workplace injuries can be psychological, in particular those that occur as a result of traumatic events. This policy addresses those situations.


This policy provides direction when the injury/illness is a psychological disorder. All claims for compensation will be adjudicated in accordance with the YWCHSB policy, "Arising Out of and In the Course of Employment".

Adjudicating Psychological Disorders

March 19, 2007 - June 30, 2008 | CL-57 | Claims

Arising Out Of and In The Course Of Employment

June 30, 2009 - June 29, 2018 | EN-01 | Entitlement

Merits and Justice of the Case

December 31, 2013 and still in effect | EN-02 | Entitlement