When can you make a Claim for Benefits with the WSIB?

As a worker, you can claim benefits for a work-related accident or illness if you have:

  • received health care, and/or
  • lost time or wages from work beyond the day of accident/illness, or
  • continued to work but on partial hours only

If you had to do different work due to the accident/ illness for more than seven days and did not see a health professional, you can also make a claim.

Low Back POC to workers within 6 weeks (42 days) from the date of injury or recurrence.

Shoulder POC can be provided within 16 weeks from the date of injury or recurrence.