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Effective date: 
Wednesday, June 19, 1991
Last update: 
Saturday, March 1, 2003


Policy Purpose

As provided for in the Workers Compensation Act, the WCB may take those measures deemed necessary to aid an injured worker in returning to work and to assist in reducing or removing any handicap resulting from the worker's injuries.

To that end, the WCB may initiate and pay for vocational training to help prepare an injured worker for another occupation when it is considered necessary.


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