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Experience rating (ER), a financial incentive program for employers used by the WSIB to promote occupational health and safety, is not achieving its goals but instead hurts injured workers in many ways. Employer resources are diverted from workplace safety improvement towards claims management and suppression (discouraging the reporting of accidents and filing of workers’ claims). […]
A summary of the developments and funding/cost-cutting rationale leading up to the Board’s implementation of new benefits policies; with analysis of the general approach under decision makers ‘look to deny’ by questioning work relatedness every step of the way. The main way this is achieved is by repeatedly raising the issue of pre-existing conditions. Backgrounder […]