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Policies

Policy EN-12 - Permanent Impairment

Effective Dates

July 1, 2015 and still in effect

Series

Entitlement

General Information

A worker who has had a work-related injury may be entitled to benefits that compensate him or her for a permanent impairment, which is a permanent loss to a part, function or system of the body.

Purpose

This policy provides direction to decision-makers under the Workers’ Compensation Act S.Y. 2008 (“the Act”) on the determination and assessment of permanent impairments, as well as on the calculation of and payment of permanent impairment awards to injured workers on or after July 1, 2008, where the date of injury is on or after January 1, 1993.