Hypertension following workplace accident not related to accidentCondition showed up on tests following accident but was likely pre-existing: Tribunal01/07/2015|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 01/07/2015 The Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal has denied a worker’s claim for hypertension stemming from a work-related injury. The 43-year-old worker started his employment as an assembler for a bus company in September 1997. On Nov. 3, 2010, he was working on the roof of a bus assembling parts when he was struck on the neck and head by a metal door and fell on his neck. The worker was taken to the hospital, where he was diagnosed with whiplash and hypertension. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.