NursingWestern Health Sciences

Placement Injury & Accident Reporting

Accident & Injury Reporting

The government of Ontario, through the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU), reimburses WSIB for the cost of benefits it pays to Student Trainees enrolled in an approved program at a Training Agency (university). Ontario students are eligible for Workplace Safety Insurance Board (WSIB) coverage while on placements that are required by their program of study. MTCU also provides private insurance to students should their unpaid placement required by their program of study take place with an employer who is not covered under the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act. 

Injury & Incident Reporting

In the event of an injury/incident while attending a practice placement, the student must: