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Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 (Act No. 130 of 1993)

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Circular Instruction No. 175 - Compensation for Byssinosis

5. Reporting


The following documentation should be submitted to the Compensation Commissioner or the employer individually liable or the mutual association concerned:

Employer’s Report of an Occupational Disease (W.CL. 1).
First Medical Report in respect of an Occupational Disease (W.CL.22).
Notice of an Occupational Disease and Claim for Compensation (WCL. 14).
Industrial History (W.CL.110) or an appropriate employment history.
Progress/Final Medical Report in respect of an Occupational Disease (W.CL.26).
Medical report detailing the employee’s symptoms and clinical features.
An Affidavit by the employee if an employer cannot be traced or the employer will not timeously supply a W.CL. 1.
Lung function tests carried out across the first shift of the working week.
Chest X-ray and/or radiology reports.