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

Regulations

Regulations on IOD/OD Documents to be provided by Employers to Compensation Fund in Administration of Claims Adjudication Processes as per Section 6A(b) and 40(1) of the COIDA

1. Registration of a claim

 

The employer is responsible to register all accidents with the Compensation Fund within seven (7) days of receiving notice of the accident or 14 days in the case of an occupational disease. Section 38, 39 and 43 has reference to an IOD and Section 65 and 68 in the case of an OD claim.

 

All documents related to an IOD and OD should be kept safe and must be provided on request.

 

1.1        Documents required for reporting an Injury on duty (IOD):

A duly completed Employer's Report on an Accident (W.CI.2) (Electronic or manual)
Valid identity (Certified) information issued by the Department of Home Affairs (Including Foreigners) Identity document, driver's license, passport, birth certificate, work permit
Relevant questionnaires related to the specific incident, if and where applicable. E.g. transport questionnaire, assault questionnaire

 

1.2        Documents required for reporting an Occupational disease:

A duly completed Employer's Report on an Occupational Disease (W.CI.1) (Electronic or manual)
Valid identity information issued by the Department of Home Affairs (Including Foreigners) Identity document, driver's license, passport, birth certificate, work permit
Notice of an Accident and Claim for Compensation (W.CI.14) must be completed (more specifically in the case where the employee is not in the service of the employer anymore)
Relevant questionnaires/report related to the specific condition, if and where applicable