Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 (Act No. 130 of 1993)
Chapter VII : Occupational diseases
68. Notice of occupational disease by employee and employer
|(1)||An employee shall as soon as possible after the commencement of a disease referred to in section 65(1) give written notice thereof to his employer or to the employer where he was last employed, and he may also give written notice of the said disease in the prescribed manner to the commissioner.|
|(2)||An employer shall within 14 days after having so received notice or having learned in some other way that an employee has contracted a disease referred to in section 65(1), report such disease in the prescribed manner to the commissioner or mutual association concerned, as the case may be, irrespective of whether he may be of the opinion that the employee did not contract such disease in his employ or in the employ of a previous employer.|
|(3)||An employer who fails to comply with subsection (2) shall be guilty of an offence.|
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