Duty to Cooperate Part 3 of 4: Functional Abilities

Duty to Cooperate Part 3 of 4: Functional Abilities

Effective Dates

June 30, 2012 and still in effect

Policy Code

RE-02-3

General Information

All employers and workers are obliged under the Workers’ Compensation Act S.Y. 2008 (the “Act”) to co-operate in the worker’s early and safe return to suitable and available employment during recovery from a work-related injury.


The Yukon Workers’ Compensation Health and Safety Board (YWCHSB) provides return to work services and programs to an injured worker; the goal of which is to safely return the worker to employment or employability that is comparable to the pre-injury level and is functionally appropriate during recovery.

Purpose

This policy outlines the legislated responsibility of a health care provider, when
requested, to provide the Yukon Workers’ Compensation Health and Safety Board
(YWCHSB), the worker and the employer, with information concerning the worker’s
functional abilities, as set out in section 42 of the Act.

Duty to Co-Operate, Part 3 of 4: Functional Abilities

December 31, 2009 - June 30, 2012 | RE-02-3 | Return to Work

Duty to Co-Operate, Part 3 of 4: Functional Abilities

June 30, 2008 - December 31, 2009 | RE-02-3 | Return to Work

Merits and Justice of the Case

June 30, 2008 - December 16, 2013 | EN-02 | Entitlement

Return to Work - Overview

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