Ontario

Workplace Safety Insurance Board (WSIB) Benefits

Complex application

Tax filing required

The Workplace Safety Insurance Board (WSIB) Benefits provides financial assistance to individuals who are injured or become ill because of your job.

Each claim is treated separately. You could receive:

  • Loss of earnings benefits.
  • Health care and medical costs (doctor’s visits, surgery, physiotherapy etc).
  • Prescription drug costs.
  • Special clothing or footwear costs.
  • Transportation costs to and from health care appointments.

You may be eligible if you:

  • Work for an employer who is covered by the Workplace Safety Insurance Board.
  • Have an injury or illness that is directly related to your work.

Social Insurance Number

  • confirmation of SIN letter
  • plastic SIN card (non-expired)

Apply for WSIB Benefits

  • File a claim with the WSIB as soon after the work-related injury or illness happens.
    • The information provided to WSIB will help determine the benefits and support you are eligible for.
    • The amount of financial assistance you may receive will vary depending on the WSIB benefit that you are approved for.

Last updated: September 3, 2021