Disabling Injury

“Disabling injury” means an employment injury or an occupational disease that

  1. prevents an employee from reporting for work or from effectively performing all the duties connected with the employee’s regular work on any day subsequent to the day on which the disabling injury occurred, whether or not that subsequent day is a working day for that employee,
  2. results in a loss by an employee of a body member or part thereof or in a complete loss of its usefulness, or
  3. results in the permanent impairment of a body function of an employee.

Source:  Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Occupational Health & Safety Requirements, Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board, Canada, December 2000. Regulations

Source: Oil and Gas Occupational Safety and Health Regulations, SOR/87-612, Canada, current to April 29, 2013. Regulations

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