In determining entitlement in occupational disease claims, the WSIB shall have regard for relevant pre-1915 exposure.
The onset of the occupational disease must occur after January 1, 1915 and must be in accordance with the Workers' Compensation Act or the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act that prevailed at the time of the onset.
This policy applies to all accidents. Benefits are payable from the date of accident, which is the date of diagnosis, or the first date that related symptoms are medically documented, whichever is earlier.
This document replaces 04-04-21.
Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997, as amended
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