Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail
A worker who sustains a permanent impairment of his or her physical or mental integrity because of an employment injury (see definition) is entitled to compensation for bodily injury. The compensation is set according to the percentage of permanent impairment (determined on the basis of the severity of the resulting sequelae, disfigurement, pain and the loss of enjoyment of life) and the age of the worker at the time of the onset of the injury. NoteIf the employment injury makes the worker unable to carry on his or her employment, for example, in the case of a lung disease, the worker may be entitled to an income replacement indemnity in addition to compensation for bodily injury.
Employment injuryAn injury or a disease (including its aggravation, relapse or recurrence) arising out of or in the course of an industrial accident.
ClienteleAny worker, or person considered as such by the Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail, having sustained bodily injury because of an employment injury (see definition). NoteVarious terms and conditions apply when the employment injury occurs in a border region or outside Québec.
Calculation of the amount of compensationThe amount of compensation is set by multiplying the following two figures:
NoteFor the onset of an employment injury in 2014, the minimum compensation paid in the event of an anatomicophysiological deficit (APD) is set at $1019.00.
Terms and conditions of paymentCompensation for bodily injury paid by the Commission:
Payment is by cheque, in a lump sum.
The conditions for entitlement to compensation for bodily injury have been set since August 19, 1985, the date of the coming into force of the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases.
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