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Report of the Commissioner, the Honourable Gordon McG. Sloan, Chief Justice of British Columbia, relating to the Workmen's Compensation Act and Board (1952)
 
Page 1-34 (PDF 1.78mb)
Terms of Commission
Industrial Development
Scope of Act
Agricultural Workers
Domestic Servants

Page 35-99 (PDF 4.95mb)
Occupational Diseases
Comparison of Schedules
Cost of Occupational Diseases
Rheumatism, Lumbago, Sciatica, Arthritis
Industrial Cancer
Industrial Deafness
Anthracosis
Pneumoconiosis
Tuberculosis
Hernia
Neurosis
Heart Conditions
Prosthetics, Eyeglasses, and Shoes
Silicosis-
What It Is
Incidence
Dust-control
Posting Dust Counts
Medical Control
Advising Men of Condition
Certificate of Fitness
Onus of Proof
Aluminium-dust Therapy
Facilities
Drying-rooms
Statutory Definition
Union Amendments
Uncomplicated
Pension Awards

Page 99-149 (PDF 4.02mb)
Medical division
Personnel
Functions of
Attack on
Basis of Conflicts-
Did Disability Arise from Accident
Treatment
Intervertebral Disk Tissue
Choice of Doctor.--
Change of Doctor
Board Following Advice of Specialist
Maximum Recovery
Chiropractors
Chiropodists
Naturopaths
Benefit of Doubt
Abusive Treatment
Analysis of Awards
Opposition to Medical Appeal Board
Medical Appeal Board, Creation of
Personnel
Jurisdiction
Procedure
Remuneration
1942 Recommendation

Page 149-178 (PDF 2.21mb)
Claims Department
Historical Review
Right to Compensation
Methods of Calculating
Permanent Partial Disability Scale
Recommendation
Canadian Manufacturers' Association Plan
Percentage Issue
Historical
Rejection of 100 per Cent Proposal
Raising Percentage to 70 per Cent
Maximum and Minimum Earnings
Raising Ceiling to $3,600
Raising Minimum to $15 a Week
Increased Benefits
Historical
Recommendation
Cost-of-living Bonus
Hospital Insurance Premiums
Funeral Allowances
Subsistence Allowance
Cost of Increases
Calculation of Compensation
Time-loss
Waiting Period
Delays
Second Accident Fund
Refund from Department of Veterans' Affairs

Page 178-215 (PDF 2.93mb)
Assessment Division
Capitalized Reserve
Rating Procedure
Merit Rating
Lumber Industry
Coal Companies
Allied Florists and Growers of Canada
Vancouver Motor Dealers' Association
Master Painters' Association of Victoria
B.C. Pilots' Association
Fishermen
Student Trainmen
Canadian Credit Men's Trust Association
Medical Costs (''Hospital Insurance Act ")
Fatal Injury When No Dependents
Accounting, Actuarial, and Statistical Division
Legal Division

Page 215-260 (PDF 4.26mb)
Accident-prevention
Duties
Personnel
Board Responsibility
Management's Responsibility
Labour's Responsibility
Board Leadership
Finding

Page 261-297 (PDF 2.85mb)
Exercise of powers
Inspection Service
Penalties
Stop Orders
Penalty Assessments
Charging Cost to Employer
Disallowance of Claims
Court Proceedings
Finding
Recommendation
Overlapping Inspectorates
Comparison with Recommendation 31 of I.L.0

Page 297-323 (PDF 2.25Mb)
First Aid
Comparison with Other Jurisdictions
First Aid Attendants
Use of Plasma, Narcotics, and Oxygen
Elevating Status of First Aid Attendants
Transportation and Communication
Inspection of First Aid Requirements
Educational Programmes
Industrial Hygiene division
Duties
Comparison in the Other Jurisdictions
Paint Dermatitis

Page 323-340 (PDF 1.47mb)
Rehabilitation (Physical Aspect)
Staff
Treatment
Role of Attending Physician
Delay
Comparison with Ontario Centre
National Conference on Rehabilitation
Rehabilitation (Vocational Aspect)
Staff
Duties
Achievements
Employment of Handicapped Persons
Recommendations

Page 340-355 (PDF 2.12Mb)
Trail Smelter
Lead Problem
Medical Control
Dust-control
Board's Attitude
Gas Conditions
Zinc Tank-rooms
General Accident Statistics

Page 355-364 (PDF 804kb)
Advocate
Appointment Recommended
Public Relations of Board
General Amendments to Act
The Board
Chairman and Members
Finding
Reasons Why Benefits Not Retroactive

Page 365-417 (PDF 3.35mb)
Appendices-
" Workmen's Compensation Act "

Page 419-443 (PDF 1.38mb)
Classification and Rate List, 1951
Counsel for Industrial and Other Groups
List of Briefs
List of Witnesses
Index

 

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