Permanent Impairment

Permanent Impairment

Effective Dates

March 7, 1994 - June 30, 2008

Policy Code


General Information

Under the Workers' Compensation Act, an individual who has suffered a compensable permanent impairment is entitled to compensation payable as a lump sum or an annuity, based on the degree of impairment as rated under the American Medical Association Guides, and the age of the worker .

All claims decisions are appealable to the Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board.

Pre-Existing Conditions

March 31, 1994 - December 31, 2007 | CL-47 | Policies prior to July 1, 2022

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