Effective date: January 1, 2015
Application: All workers injured while participating in an apprenticeship or on-the-job training program.
Policy subject: Benefits for Workers - Initial benefits
To establish guidelines for compensating workers who are injured while undergoing training or instruction.
Undergoing training or instruction that the Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) is satisfied should be recognized, as referenced in Section 50 of The Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013 (the “Act”), means the worker is:
Section 50 of the Act provides that where a worker suffers a compensable injury while undergoing training or instruction the Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) may review the amount of compensation payable and increase the compensation to an amount the worker would have received had they completed training or instruction.
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