Q&A General

What is gradual onset psychological injury?

What type of events could mean someone is eligible for benefits and services?

What types of things are generally not covered?

How many claims do you expect?

How are you getting ready?

When will the legislation take effect?

Can workers file a claim now, even though it's not effective yet?

Do other jurisdictions in Canada accept claims for gradual onset stress?

Will workers have to wait for a diagnosis before being approved for a gradual onset psychological injury claim?

How will the WCB ensure timely access to mental health services with a GPI claim?

Do you expect these claims to take longer to resolve than others?

How will you navigate the challenges of access to mental health services?