Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) Claims are governed by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act (WSIA) which is Provincial Legislation.
There are 4 main purposes of the WSIA
To promote health and safety in the workplace
To facilitate the return to work and recovery of workers who sustain a personal injury arising out of in the course of employment or suffer from an occupational disease
To facilitate the reentry into the labour market of workers and spouses of deceased workers.
To provide compensation and other benefits to workers and survivors of deceased workers.