Yukon Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board

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Workers’ Compensation Act
PTSD Presumption
Stakeholder Consultation

Electronic Submission

To provide input into the Workers’ Compensation Act PTSD Presumption Stakeholder Consultation electronically, enter responses to the questions below in the fields provided and submit the form.

This form is designed for brief submissions. Each field will accept a maximum of approximately 200 words of text. If that’s not enough space for you, please download the consultation document. It describes other ways to deliver longer submissions.

Remember, all submissions will become public documents. Please do not include names of individuals, private information or personally-identifiable details in your response.

  1. Are you making a submission as an individual, or on behalf of an organization?

    1. If you’re making a submission on behalf of an organization, please provide the name of the organization.

  2. The Workers’ Compensation Act will be amended to provide a PTSD presumption for emergency response workers which will apply to firefighters, paramedics and police officers. Are there other occupations you think should be considered in the future and why?

  3. Would you support amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Act to promote the development of regulations aimed at preventing mental injuries at work? What are the benefits and disadvantages of this approach?