What is Employment Injury Benefit?
Employment Injury Benefit is payable to an employee who is rendered incapable of work or suffers loss of faculty arising from an injury or prescribed occupational disease occurring during the course of an and or as a result of circumstances related to employment.
There are no contribution conditions for Employment Injury Benefit. It may be payable from the first day that the person reported for work.
Self-employed persons cannot avail themselves of Employment Injury Benefits but can claim Sickness Benefit in cases where it is claimed that their inability to work resulted from injury on the job.
The Benefits provided under the Employment Injury include:
- Injury Benefit
- Disablement Benefit
- Death Benefit
- Medical Expenses
- Funeral Grant
- Constant Care Allowance