Special 20- and 25-Year Plans
For PFRS Tier 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6 Members
(Sections 384, 384-d and 384-e)
Firefighters and police officers may be eligible for an accidental disability retirement benefit if you are permanently disabled because you contracted HIV (where there may have been exposure to bodily fluids that may have involved the transmission of this disease), tuberculosis or hepatitis after contact with members of the public.
Firefighters who are permanently disabled by heart disease, certain types of cancer or lung disease, but passed a physical examination upon entry to firefighting service that did not reveal evidence of the disabling condition, may be eligible for an accidental or performance of duty disability retirement benefit. If claiming heart disease, the application must be filed while in service.
Police officers who are permanently disabled by heart disease but passed a physical examination upon entry to police service that did not reveal any evidence of disease or other impairment of the heart may be eligible for a performance of duty retirement benefit. If claiming heart disease, the application must be filed while in service.