Section #: 
44.05.30
Effective date: 
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Last update: 
Thursday, December 17, 2015

 

Policy Purpose

A compensable claim for psychological injury can arise as an injury by itself with no physical injury or as a result of a physical injury. This policy deals with the first type of psychological injury. The policy's purpose is to explain the way that claims for psychological injuries will be adjudicated, and the reason that some types of psychological injuries will not give rise to a compensable claim.