When it comes to the health and safety of your employees in your company or work place, no stone should be left unturned to ensure that there are no hazards which may jeopardize the safety of your employees. This is one aspect of your business that must be given the highest priority at all times. Each organisation is different and the levels of exposure to dangerous or hazardous work experiences will be unique to each company. So even if your business is not one in which it is likely that accidents could occur leaving employees without the ability to temporarily or permanently perform their jobs, as well as exposing you as the employer to a number of difficult consequences, it is still something that needs to remain on your TO DO list and which you should remain ever vigilant about.
COIDA – All you need to know ….
If your employee gets injured on duty, do you know what your obligations as an Employer regarding COIDA are?
The Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, No 130 of 1993 (COIDA) provides for compensation for incapacity caused by occupational injuries or diseases which are sustained or contracted by Employees in the course of their employment, or for death resulting from such injuries or diseases.
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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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 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?
all employers; and casual and full-time workers who, as a result of a workplace accident or work-related disease: