WSIB Treatment Centre For Work Injury
WSIB Treatment Centre Oakville If you work long enough you’re bound to experience a work injury on the job. In Ontario, this is where WSIB comes in. Most companies and professions are covered through WSIB to receive chiropractic care and other services for work injury. How you go about your claim is very specific. Below is our advice on how you should go about filing a work injury claim with WSIB in Oakville.
Tell your employer and fill out appropriate WSIB forms. Your employer should fill out FORM 7 and submit it to WSIB within 5 days of the reported injury. FORM 8 will be filled out by a medical practitioner (Chiropractor, Medical Doctor, Physiotherapist). The party who experienced the work injury should be completing FORM 6 either at work or upon initial visit at a medical clinic. If you come to our clinic for treatment, we will help you with all forms needed for WSIB.
Seek treatment immediately. If you have to leave work early due to pain call 905-827-4197 and book an initial assessment and treatment with a chiropractor. The sooner you get in to see us, the sooner WSIB will approve your claim and the sooner you will heal.
If you need time off of work due to pain from your work injury, Nottinghill Family Wellness Centre can take care of this. Once approved from WSIB, if the Doctor recommends time off from work, you will be compensated and proper documentation will be noted. Light duties, modified duties, restricted hours and modified hours are just some of the options we have to help you get back on your feet faster.
Call WSIB within 48 hours of your initial work injury, after you have informed your employer of the incident. This promotes a quicker response from WSIB and once again helps get your claim in queue. The WSIB general line can be reached at 1-800-387-0750.
Get treatment: Once the WSIB claim is approved and you get back to regular duties you are still entitled to treatment from a chiropractor or other medical professional. Depending on which area is injured, you can be pre-authorized for up to 12 weeks of treatment.
If you injure your lower back in a work injury, tell your employer, and fill out the necessary forms in order to get treatment from a chiropractor or other medical professional within 24 hours. Legally, even if WSIB does not approve your claim you are entitled to treatment for 4 weeks, with no out-of-pocket expense to you.