COVID19 is reportable to WCB if the worker believes they contracted the virus from a co-worker or client.

 

When the virus may be work related (contracted as a direct result of their employment) the worker is entitled to compensation if:

  • The nature of the employment involves sufficient exposure to the source of infection and,

  • The nature of employment is shown to be the cause of the condition.

    • Or, The nature of employment creates a greater risk of exposure for the worker.

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