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Firefighter Health Coverage

Posted By bradford On January 7, 2016 @ 9:01 pm In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled

CBC NEWS / JANUARY 4, 2016
Lung cancer added to Ontario firefighter health coverage, becomes latest condition to be covered under what’s called presumptive legislation
Read CBC article here: http://tinyurl.com/FireFightrs1 [1]

RELATED:

WSIB Ontario, January 4, 2016
Cancers in Firefighters and Fire Investigators
Click Here: http://tinyurl.com/FireFightr1b [2]

Gov’t of Ontario Media Release, May 12, 2014
Ontario announces increase in firefighter cancer coverage
Click Here: http://tinyurl.com/FireFightrs2 [3]

International Association of Fire Fighters
Presumptive Law Coverage by State And Province
Click Here: http://tinyurl.com/FireFightrs3 [4]

According to the International Association of Fire Fighters,
this is what was previously covered in Canada:

Alberta:
Leukemia, brain, bladder, lung, ureter, kidney, colorectal, non-Hodgkins Lymphoma

British Columbia:
Leukemia, non-Hogkins lymphoma, bladder, brain, colorectal, kidney, lung, testicular, ureter

Manitoba:
Leukemia, brain, bladder, lung, ureter, kidney, colorectal, non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, testicular, esophageal

New Brunswick:
brain, bladder, colorectal, esophageal, kidney, testicular and ureter cancer, in addition to leukemia, non-Hodgkins lymphoma and lung cancer

Northwest Territories:
multiple myeloma, leukemia, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, brain cancer, colo-rectal cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer, skin cancer, testicular cancer

Nova Scotia:
a cancer or other disease that is prescribed by the Governor in Council by regulation

Ontario:
Leukemia, brain, bladder, ureter, kidney, colorectal, non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, esophageal

Saskatchewan:
Leukemia, brain, bladder, lung, ureter, kidney, colorectal, non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, testicular

Yukon:
leukemia, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, bladder cancer, brain cancer, colo-rectal cancer, esophageal cancer, kidney cancer, lung cancer, testicular cancer, ureter cancer, or any prescribed form of cancer

 


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[1] http://tinyurl.com/FireFightrs1: http://tinyurl.com/FireFightrs1

[2] http://tinyurl.com/FireFightr1b: http://tinyurl.com/FireFightr1b

[3] http://tinyurl.com/FireFightrs2: http://tinyurl.com/FireFightrs2

[4] http://tinyurl.com/FireFightrs3: http://www.iaff.org/hs/phi/phiStates.asp

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