Sole proprietors in construction without workers

As a sole proprietor in construction without workers you are considered by the WSIB to be an independent operator.

Get more information about independent operators.

The WSIB considers you to be a sole proprietor in construction without workers if:

  • You own your business alone (a non-incorporated business with no partners).
  • You perform Class G construction work.
  • You carry on business alone, and do not employ any workers.

If you’re not sure how you’re defined under Mandatory Coverage, use the coverage tool on the home page to find out.


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