The Bill amends the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997 to expand the application of the section 14 entitlement to benefits. The purpose of the bill is to clarify which workers are eligible for benefits once diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Entitlement for posttraumatic stress disorder includes: nurses, health care workers providing close assistance to first responders, and workers other than police officers who provide police services or support the work of persons who provide police services.
This Bill is now incorporated into Bill 148 which is now in force.
The Bill enacts Nick's Law (Opioid Abuse Awareness), 2017, which requires the Government of Ontario to allocate at least 10 per cent of the Bulk Media Buy Program toward marketing campaigns that aim to raise awareness regarding the risk of prescription opioid abuse and regarding the risks associated with fentanyl abuse.
Under this act Opioid Awareness Campaigns should:
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