Policies and Information Manual

Manual last updated: May 10, 2022

The Policies and Information Manual contained on this website is the official policy manual of the Workers' Compensation Board – Alberta. The manual is updated as amendments are approved by the Board of Directors and it is the final authority for the purposes of interpreting and applying policies.

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Please note that the file does not include Appendices A and B (legislation and regulations).

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