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

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Circular Instruction No. 181 - Compensation for Occupational Contact Dermatitis

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)
Notice of an Occupational Disease and Claim for compensation (W.CL.14)
First Medical Report in respect of an Occupational Disease. (W.CL.22)
For each consultation, a Progress Medical Report (W.CL.26)
Final Medical Report in respect of an Occupational Disease (W.CL26) or the Dermatological report when the employee’s condition has reached maximum medical improvement.
Exposure History (W.CL 110) or an appropriate employment history that may include any information that may be helpful to the Compensation Commissioner, such as Material Safety Data Sheets, risk assessment or environmental hygiene reports. The suspect agent(s) should be stated.
Results of acceptable special medical tests or investigations carried out by the medical practitioner.
An affidavit by the employee if an employer cannot be traced or employer will not timeously supply a W.CL 1.