Compensation is paid in respect of :
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.
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.