Gradual Onset Musculoskeletal Disorders

Gradual Onset Musculoskeletal Disorders

Effective Dates

June 30, 2008 and still in effect

Policy Code

EN-08

General Information

The Workers’ Compensation Act S.Y. 2008 (the "Act") states that those who experience work-related injuries are entitled to compensation. A gradual onset musculoskeletal disorder may be compensable if it arises out of and in the course of employment.

Purpose

This policy provides direction when a claim for compensation involves a gradual onset musculoskeletal disorder. All claims for compensation will be adjudicated in accordance with Yukon Workers’ Compensation Health and Safety Board (YWCHSB) policies, "Arising Out of and In the Course of Employment" and "Merits and Justice of the Case".

Cumulative Trauma Disorders

May 9, 1990 - October 15, 1997 | #52 | Claims

Personal Injury by Accident

December 31, 1992 - December 31, 2007 | CL-02 | Claims

Gradual Onset Musculoskeletal Disorders

December 31, 2007 - June 30, 2008 | CL-31 | Claims

Cumulative Trauma Disorders

December 31, 1992 - December 31, 2007 | CL-31 | 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

Pre-Existing Conditions

June 30, 2015 and still in effect | EN-07 | Entitlement

Return to Work - Overview

June 30, 2012 and still in effect | RE-01 | Return to Work