Firefighter occupational disease coverage expanded

Injury claims previously not covered by the WCB will be reviewed under the new amendments

Regina, SK, Feb. 11, 2020 – Recent amendments to The Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013 (the Act) haveexpanded the list of occupational diseases covered by the rebuttable presumption for firefighters. The expanded list now includes six additional cancers that were not previously covered by the WCB.