Effective date: July 1, 2017
Application: All collection and disclosure of information by WCB.
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.
Relevant means having some reasonable connection with, and some value or tendency to prove or disprove a matter of fact significant to the decision. It is the evidence’s tendency to prove or disprove a matter of fact that is related to an issue in dispute in the case. What is relevant will be determined by the writer of the decision, on a case-by-case basis. The relevant documents will directly relate to the evidence used to make the decision as expressed in the decision.
Inquiries – Collection of Information
Access to and Disclosure of Information
Access and Privacy Complaints
Privacy – Audio and Video
20, 21, 22, 25, 48, 140, 172, 173, 174;
The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act; The Health Information Protection Act;
The Archives Act.
POL 15/2013 Privacy of Information
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