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Appealing a Decision


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The Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission (the Commission) makes decisions to determine benefit entitlement for workers and covereage requirements for employers. 

Workers or employers dissatisfied with a decision may request an internal review by an Internal Review Specialist.  The Commission’s decision will be provided in writing.  

To request an Internal Review, contact:  

Administrative Officer, Internal Review
Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission
146-148 Forest Road
P. O. Box 9000
St. John’s, NL
A1A 3B8 

Your written request for review must be received by the Commission within 30 days of a Commission decision. Your request, stating reason for dissatisfaction with decision, must be made in writing.

An Internal Review Specialist will inform you, in writing, of the Commission’s review decision. If you still disagree with the decision, you have the right to request an external review within 30 days of receiving the review decision from the Commission by the Workplace Health, Safety & Compensation Review Division (WHSCRD).  

Workplace Health, Safety & Compensation Review Division
Dorset Bldg.
6 Mt. Carson Avenue
Mt. Pearl, NL
A1N 3K4   

Viewing your file
Under Commission policy, you (or your authorized representative) can access your file. If an injured worker’s claim is being disputed, an employer is permitted access only to information which is relevant to the disputed matter.  

All requests must be made in writing. Please itemize the information you are requesting and submit to: 

Internal Review Clerk
Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission
146-148 Forest Road
P.O. Box 9000
St. John's, NL
A1N 3B8