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

Schedules

Schedule 4: Manner of calculating compensation

 

Schedule 4:

Manner of calculating compensation

 

(i)

(ii)

(iii)

(iv)

(v)

(vi)

(vii)

Item

Section

Nature and degree of disablement

Nature of  benefits

Manner of calculating compensation

Maximum compensation

Minimum compensation

1

47(1)(a)

Temporary total disablement

Periodical payments

75% of an employee's monthly earnings at the time of the accident.

R31 352

R4 391

2

49(1)

Permanent disablement of 1 - 30%

Lump sum

15 times the monthly earnings of the employee at the time of the accident.

(15 x earnings x permanent disablement%/30%)

R351 157

R87 801

3

49(1)

Permanent disablement of 31 - 100%

Monthly pension

75% of an employee's monthly earnings at the time of the accident.

(earnings x 75% x permanent disablement%)

R31 352

R4 391

4

54(1)(a)

Fatal

Lump sum

Twice the employee's monthly pension that would have been payable under item 3 had he/she been totally permanently disabled (100%).

R62 704

R8 782

5

54(1)(b)

Fatal

Monthly pension

40% of the monthly pension that would have been payable to the employee under item 3 had he been totally permanently disabled

R12 541

R1 756

6

54(1)(c)

Fatal

Monthly pension

A maximum of 20% of the monthly pension that would have been payable to the employee under item 3 had he been totally permanently disabled, is payable to a child. In case of more than three children, the children will share 60% in equal proportions

R6 270

R878

7

54(1)(d)(ii)

Fatal

Lump sum

Percentage dependence as proportion of R180 638

R180 638

N/A

8

54(2)

Fatal

Funeral costs

R18 251 per valid claim

R18 251

N/A

9

63(1)(a)

Minimum for free food and quarters

To be included in earnings

Minimum for free food R309 per month and minimum for free quarters R139 per month.

N/A

R309

R139

10

28

Constant Attendance Allowance

Monthly Allowance

Minimum amount of R2 294 per month

N/A

R2 294

 

[Schedule 4 substituted by Notice No. 1494, GG45452, dated 12 November 2021 - effective from 1 April 2021]