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Employee Illness and Injury
 

Employee's Responsibilities

Short Term Absences

  1. Contact your manager to advise of your absence and provide a medical note/certificate as required under the applicable collective agreement or CPM Standard Operating Procedure (SOP);
  2. When your absence exceeds 10 days you are required to communicate with the EWO;
  3. You are required to provide medical documentation and participate in third party assessments as requested by the EWO;
  4. You are required to maintain communication with the EWO throughout your absence.

Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)

  1. You are required to report all work related incidents, illnesses and injuries immediately to your supervisor;
  2. When your absence prevents you from working the day following an incident, illness or injury, you must notify your supervisor;  
  3. Depending on the length of your absence, you may be required to provide the Functional Abilities Form (FAF) to the EWO and to the WSIB; 
  4. You are required to maintain communication with the EWO and the WSIB throughout your absence.

Long Term Disability (LTD)

  1. You are required to complete the Plan Member’s Statement and submit this form to the LTD carrier;
  2. You must have your treating practitioner complete the Attending Physician’s Statement and submit this form to the LTD carrier;
  3. You are required to maintain communication with the EWO and the LTD carrier while you are on claim.

Return to Work and At Work Accommodation

  1. To initiate the return to work process for a non-work related illness or injury, you are required to provide a completed Practitioner’s Report on Abilities and Limitations (PRAL) to the EWO prior to your return.  To request an at work accommodation, for a non-work related illness or injury, you are also required to provide a completed PRAL to the EWO;
  2. To initiate the return to work process for a work related illness or injury, you are required to provide a completed Functional Abilities Form (FAF) to the EWO prior to your return.  To request an at work accommodation for a work related illness or injury, you are also required to provide a completed FAF to the EWO;
  3. You are required to participate in third party assessments as requested by the EWO.
  4. In some cases, the Work Accommodation Plan - Reporting Page associated with the return to work plan or at work accommodation must be completed by you and the manager on a periodic basis as determined by the EWO.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  1. To contact the EWO for further information about the EAP and services provided.


Mailing Address:
Employee Well-being Office, Department of Human Resources
York University
4700 Keele Street, Kinsmen Building,
Toronto, Ontario
M3J 1P3

Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 4:30pm

Contact List

  • Karen Clark, Manager, Employee Well-being Office,
    ext.44747 or email karen544@yorku.ca
  • To report occupational illnesses and injuries:
    • Cindy Henriques, WSIB Case Management Specialist ext.20847 or email cindyhen@yorku.ca
  • To report non-occupational illnesses and injuries:
    • Andrea Crawford, Disability Case Management Specialist ext.22487 or email acrawfor@yorku.ca

 

 

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