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Types and Levels of Compensation

Compensation is paid in respect of :

DEATH/FATAL ACCIDENT

Where death occurs as a result of an accident or occupational disease 120 months of the deceased member’s earnings, as defined in the Act Is paid beneficiaries subject to a maximum earnings of D1500 Per month or D100000 whichever is greater.

PERMANENT TOTAL INCAPACITY

If the injury permanently and totally incapacitates a worker then he will enjoy 60% of his/her earnings as monthly pension subject to a maximum earnings of D1500 per month. In any case minimum monthly pension is D100.00.

CONSTANT ATTENDANCE ALLOWANCE

If the injured worker needs somebody to attend to him/her then 25% of pension is payable in addition to the monthly pension.

PERMANENT PARTIAL INCAPACITY

The same rate applies as in the case of Permanent Total Incapacity ;

  • With incapacity of 20% or more a periodic pension is guaranteed for life.
  • With incapacity less than 20% a single lump sum payment is made.

TEMPORARY INCAPACITY

In case of temporary incapacity compensation is paid for a period of 6months

  • With total temporary incapacity 60% of earnings are paid for a period of 6months.
  • With partial temporary incapacity and injured worker receives 60% of difference between pre-accident and past-accident wage of worker or wage determined by the Commissioner of Injuries whichever is greater.
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