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Step-by-Step Guide for Injured Workers: Navigating the Workers' Compensation Process

When a worker gets injured on the job, it's essential to understand the steps to take to ensure they receive the benefits and services they are entitled to. In this blog post, we will provide a comprehensive guide for injured workers, outlining the actions they should consider following an injury, according to the Workers' Compensation Board (WCB) guidelines. By following these steps, injured workers can effectively navigate the workers' compensation process.

Seek Immediate Medical Attention:

After sustaining an injury, the first and most crucial step is to seek immediate medical attention. The worker should prioritize their health and well-being by seeking medical treatment from a healthcare professional, either by visiting a doctor, hospital, or approved medical facility. Prompt medical attention is not only vital for the worker's health but also for establishing a documented record of the injury, which will be necessary for the workers' compensation claim.

Report the Injury to Your Employer:

Complete the Necessary Documentation:

Follow Medical Advice and Treatment Plans:

Keep Detailed Records:

By following these steps, injured workers can navigate the workers' compensation process more effectively. If you encounter challenges or have questions during the process and need further assistance on how to navigate the claim and need someone to advocate on your behalf, feel free to call us at +1 (416) 736-2981 or fill out the online form.

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