Income Replacement Indemnity Following an Employment Injury
Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail
ClienteleA worker, or person considered as such by the Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail, who becomes unable to carry on his or her work as a result of an employment injury (see definitions). NoteDifferent terms apply when the employment injury arises outside Québec or in an area close to its borders. RestrictionA worker who receives compensation for the same injury from an agency other than the Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail is not eligible.
To apply for an income replacement indemnity following an employment injury, the applicant may either:
In both cases, the applicant must keep a copy for his or her records and give his or her employer a copy. NoteThe worker who contracts an occupational disease (for example, lung disease) must also fill out the appropriate attachment and mail it to the Commission along with the Worker’s Claim form, or subsequently if the form was submitted using the online service.
A worker has six months from the date the injury appears to file a claim.
A worker must submit a medical certificate (when using the online service, the certificate must be mailed afterward to the Commission). NoteShould the employment injury be a disease, other documents (medical examination report, X-rays, etc.) could be required.
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