Effective date: January 1, 2014
Application: All claims and employer accounts.
Policy subject: Privacy and access to information
To establish guidelines for protecting privacy during the access, collection and release of information within the control of the Workers’ Compensation Board.
Inquiry means any claim or employer account information-gathering by the Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) staff or by any other person the WCB may authorize. It does not include investigations conducted by the Internal Audit Department.
Third party means a person who is not the worker, employer, representative or health care provider in relation to any injury claim or employer account.
20, 21, 22, 25, 140, 172, 173, 174.
References updated in accordance with The Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013.
PRO 05/2008 Information from Inquiries
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