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Occupational Health and Safety

COIDA

Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act (COIDA)

RMA

Rand Mutual Assurance (RMA) relating to the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act (COIDA), and which are effective from 1 August 2016.

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Circular 1 2016 – Section 51 Earnings Declaration

Circular 2 2016 – Late Reporting of Claims

Circular 3 2016 – POPI

EFFECTIVE DATE
This circular takes effect from 1 August 2016. All accident and disease claims must, from that date onwards, be reported in the manner described above, be it earnings in terms of the provisions of section 51 (employees in training or under the age of 26) or the provisions of section 63.

COIDA financial year-end

COIDA Financial Year – End Procedure 2016

COIDA financial year-end procedure important dates! Read the atatched document for more information on the COIDA financial year-end issues by the Department of Labour.

COIDA FINANCIAL YEAR-END DATES AND GENERAL COIDA INFORMATION

What is COIDA?

To provide for compensation for disablement caused by occupational injuries or diseases sustained or contracted by employees in the course of their employment, or for death resulting from such injuries or diseases; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
Who does this apply to?

Application

The Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act applies to:

all employers; and casual and full-time workers who, as a result of a workplace accident or work-related disease:

COIDA Threshold Increase

COIDA Threshold Increase 2016

COIDA Threshold Increase has been announced, Pay Solutions keeping their clients informed of any changes to legislation and ‘hot off the press news’ at all times, find out about the latest changes to the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 (Act No. 130 of 1993) as outlined below which Employers need to know.

COIDA Threshold Increase

COIDA Threshold Increase

It has been announced by The Hon. Minister of Labour, NM Oliphant on 12 February 2016 in a Government Gazette (39683) that she intends to increase the amount of earnings under Section 83 (8) of the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 (Act No. 130 of 1993).

COIDA

Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993 Ergonomics Part 2

Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993

Following on from Part 1 last week we explore how ergonomics affects our working environment

Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993

Risk Quantification

Once the applicable ergonomic hazard has been identified the next logical phase is to establish the risk factor of that ergonomic hazard to the employee. In the case of ergonomic hazards, it usually translates into a Health risk, keeping in mind health risks can be further segregated into acute or chronic. This can be applied to the ergonomic risk as well.