Effective date: December 1, 2014
Approved date: October 16, 2014
Application: All claims where the WCB is billed for extrication services.
Policy subject: General
To provide payment for extrication services.
Extrication, for the purpose of this policy, means the removal of an injured worker from a situation that would prevent the worker from receiving medical aid. For example, the removal of a worker trapped in a damaged vehicle or a collapsed building.
The Worker’s Compensation Board (WCB) may use its fund for any purposes to carry out the intent of The Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013 (Section 115(j)).
Extrication from a Licensed Vehicle
Extrication – Other
The Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013
(1) POL and PRO 08/2008, Extrication Services (effective July 1, 2008 to November 30, 2014).
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