Since the COVID-19 outbreak, and more recently, the National Lockdown, the challenges faced by businesses are changing rapidly. Business, employers and employees throughout South Africa, are being forced to adapt to new ways of operating. At estome we have prepared this short checklist to help you navigate these volatile, challenging and unprecedented times.Read More
Compensation for occupational injuries is based on the degree of disablement. A doctor or chiropractor must submit medical reports to the employer within a certain period.Read More
The Compensation Fund sends earnings statement forms to employers every year. Employers must fill in the forms and send it back to the Fund.Read More
Workers must notify their employers of an accident immediately. Employers must submit certain documents to the Compensation Commissioner within 7 days of being notified. Compensation claims for occupational injuries are calculated according to the degree of disablement. Disablement caused by the employer’s negligence may result in increased compensation.Read More
Compensation for occupational injuries is based on the degree of disablement. The Compensation Commissioner determines the compensation payable based on medical evidence.Read More
Compensation for occupational injuries is based on the degree of disablement.
All employers must register with the Compensation Fund so that their workers can claim compensation for occupational injuries and diseases. All registered employers (with a few exceptions) pay an annual assessment fee.
All employers must register with the Compensation Fund and pay an annual assessment fee based on their workers’ earnings and the risks associated with the type of work being done. Certain employers do not have to pay assessment fees.
Fees may increase or decrease according to an employer’s accident costs. Employers with low costs may qualify for assessment fee rebates.Read More
Compensation claims for occupational injuries and diseases are calculated according to the seriousness of the injury or disease. Injuries or diseases caused by the negligence of a worker’s employer or another worker may result in increased compensation.Read More
When workers die as a result of occupational injuries or diseases, their dependants can claim compensation.Read More
All claims for occupational injuries and diseases must be supported by medical reports, directly linking the diagnosis of the injury or disease with the worker’s accident/work.Read More
Compensation for occupational injuries is based on the degree of disablement. Workers may be entitled to increased compensation if their disablement is caused by the carelessness of their employer or a co-worker.Read More
The Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act requires employers to report all diseases that are caused by work. All employers must report all occupational diseases within 14 days.Read More
The Compensation Fund requires employers to register with the Fund. All employers must fill in and send forms with a copy of the registration certificate of the Registrar of Companies or their ID document to register with the fund.Read More
The Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act requires employers to report all accidents at work. Employers must send the necessary forms with the doctors report to the Compensation Fund when accidents occur.Read More
The Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act gives workers the right to claim compensation if they were injured or go ill at work. All workers must report all accidents or disease to their employers immediately, and submit forms from their doctor.Read More
The Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act requires employers to pay the Compensation Fund. The Compensation Fund sends employers a notice of assessment indicating the amount payable.Read More