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

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Circular Instruction No. 187 - Compensation for Work-related Upper Respiratory Tract Disorders

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 (W.CL.13).
Exposure History (W.CL.110) or an appropriate employment history.
Progress/Final Medical Report in respect of an Occupational Disease (W.CL.26).
ENT and/or 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. (W.CL.305)
Other appropriate test such as immunological and ENT examinations or any investigation done to confirm diagnosis, where applicable.