Negligence Cost Transfer

Negligence Cost Transfer

Effective Dates

December 31, 2015 and still in effect

Policy Code


General Information

Section 71(2) of the Workers’ Compensation Act S.Y. 2008 (the "Act") allows Yukon Workers’ Compensation Health and Safety Board (YWCHSB) to charge all or some of the costs of a claim to a negligent employer’s experience account, if that employer is not the employer of the injured worker or a worker of that employer.


Where negligence has been determined by YWCHSB, this policy provides direction on how costs are transferred.

Negligence Cost Transfer

June 30, 2008 - December 31, 2015 | GN-07 | General and Corporate

Merits and Justice of the Case

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