As chair, Mr. Corbett will work to ensure that the tribunal delivers on its commitment to timely and superior quality service.
The WSIAT is a provincial agency that hears appeals from final decisions of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) on entitlements to benefits, health care and vocational rehabilitation. The WSIAT is an arm’s-length agency of the Ministry of Labour, and is independent of the WSIB.
Mr. Corbett was selected through a competitive, merit-based recruitment process managed by an independent recruitment firm.
- Established in 1985, WSIAT have overseen a wide range of issues, including complex occupational disease claims, right to sue cases and constitutional issues.
“I congratulate Mr. Corbett on his appointment as WSIAT Chair, and I am confident his experience and expertise will serve the tribunal well. His leadership and legal knowledge will be a tremendous asset to the tribunal as it continues to deliver well-reasoned, quality and thoughtful decisions.”