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


Directive on Compensation for Workplace-acquired Novel Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19)

Schedule A : Circular No. CF/06/2020

6. Reporting


6.1. The following documentation should be submitted to the Compensation Commissioner or the employer individually liable or the mutual association concerned:
(a) Employer's Report of an Occupational Disease (W.CL.1).
(b) Notice of an Occupational Disease and Claim for Compensation (W.CL.14).
(c) Exposure and Medical Questionnaire.
(d) First Medical Report in respect of an Occupational Disease (W.CL.22) indicating U07.1 as the ICD-10 code for Covid-19.
(e) Exposure History (W.CL.110) and/or any other appropriate employment history which may include any information that may be helpful to the Compensation Commissioner.
(f) A medical report on the employee's symptoms that details the history, establishes a diagnosis of COVID-19 and laboratory results and chest radiographs where appropriate or any other information relevant to the claim.
(g) For each consultation, a Progress Medical Report (W.CL.26).
(h) Final Medical Report in respect of an Occupational Disease (W.CL.26) when the employee's condition has reached Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI).
(i) An affidavit by the employee if the employer cannot be traced or will not timeously supply a W.CL.1, where applicable.


6.2. Online claims for COVID-19 must be made through the following channels, indicating the correct ICD-10 code — U07.1:

Compensation Fund: CompEasy (

Rand Mutual Assurance: CompCare (

Federated Employers Mutual: IMS (


6.3. Submission of manual claims for COVID-19 must be sent to these email addresses:


Compensation Fund


E-mail Address

Tel. Number


(012) 319 9352


(015) 290 1696

North West

(018) 387 8169


(013) 655 8944

Free State

(051) 605 6331

Kwa-Zulu Natal

(031) 366 2033

Northern Cape

(053) 838 1570

Eastern Cape

(041) 506 5119

Western Cape

(021) 441 8174


Compensation Fund National Enquiries

CF Call Centre

0860 105 350


Mutual Assurances

Rand Mutual

086 022 2132

Federated Employers

(011) 359 4300