Hearing Loss for Workers' Compensation (7:VIII)
|This information applies to British Columbia, Canada. Last reviewed for legal accuracy by the Law Students' Legal Advice Program on July 31, 2020.|
Significant hearing loss caused by exposure to industrial noise in the course of employment is compensable. The worker must submit tests showing the loss of hearing and complete a special application form listing all employment and non-employment noise exposure. See ss 145 and 198 (previously 7) and Schedule 2 (previously D) of the WCA.
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