Workplace Education Agreement

The WEA form must be completed for all students who are taking vocational training or experimental apprenticeship programs. For students who do not receive a salary or who are not covered by their employer, filling out this form makes it possible to consider that the Ministry of Education is responsible for the coverage of WSIB benefits. For students who receive salaries and are covered by their employer, filling out the form indicates that the employer is responsible for WSIA coverage. Headteachers must use a separate WEA form for each student. Concerns have been expressed about students participating in internships where they may be exposed to infectious diseases. These work environments include, among others, hospitals, laboratories, dental practices, ambulance services, veterinary services and nursing homes. These work environments are not consistent when it comes to requiring vaccinations against various diseases. In addition, TB testing requirements for people working in a number of work environments may not be consistent. The following notification procedures relate to situations in which the ministry covers WSIB`s benefits. In cases where an employer takes over WSIB benefits (i.e. for a student who is employed by the mediator and receives wages), the employer must follow the necessary steps of an employer reporting an injury or illness in the workplace. A student who suffers an injury or illness during the placement component of a placement or experience program or who suffers from an injury or illness during the placement education or experience component should be harmed or ill by the employer and the teacher concerned, with all the details, including the exact time, place and circumstances in which the illness was sustained or sustained. , to report.

A work-related injury or illness that requires only first aid treatment should not be reported to the WSIB, but a recording of the details must be kept by the school`s management. If students receive salaries, vocational training or experience-learning programs, the mediator is considered an employer under the WSIA and is responsible for providing WSIA coverage.