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Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Course

 

(COIDA requirements/ Compensation claim management)

 

 

1 Day Interactive Online Course: 08:30 to 16:00

 

26 August 2022 (08:30 - 16:00) Interactive Online Course

 

   

Online registration - Click here 

Email registration - download booking form for 26 August 2022: Interactive Online Course

 

 

 

Course Content

By attending this course delegates will earn 2 CPD points from SAIOSH

 

Module 1: Overview of compensation legislation

  • Compensation and legislation
  • The Compensation Commissioner and the Compensation Fund
  • The aim, main objectives and purpose of the COID Act/ Amendment Bill 2020
  • Protection of employers against claims

 

Module 2: Employers, licensees, contractors and sub-contractor’s

  • Employer and licensee criteria
  • Required registration of employers/ contractors/ and sub-contractor’s (including letters of good standing)

 

Module 3: Right to compensation

  • Categories of persons who are entitled to compensation

 

Module 4: Dealing with occupational accidents and diseases  

  • Definitions and criteria for occupational accidents and diseases (including scheduled and non-scheduled diseases)
  • Travelling to and from work/ dealing with accidents during training/ performance of emergency services/ accidents outside the republic

 

Module 5: Assessment tariffs and payments

  • Liability towards the payment of compensation
  • Calculation of assessment fees, assessment classes and assessment tariffs
  • Return of Earnings (ROE)

 

Module 6: Calculation of earnings, selection of medical service providers and accounts

  • Calculation of the earnings of an employee
  • Medical examinations (employee and the medical practitioner, submitting to medical examinations)
  • Rehabilitation and re-integration

 

Module 7: Prescribed documentation to be submitted by employers to the Compensation Fund

  • Reporting of occupational injuries and diseases to the Compensation Fund
  • Employer and employee duties
  • Prescribed documentation/ forms/ reports (W.Cl forms)
  • Practical guidelines for the registration of occupational injuries and diseases
  • The adjudication process and benefits management
  • Medical aid/ refunds to employers and employees
  • Awarding of claims and the re-opening of claims
  • Different types of benefits (permanent - / temporary disability/ death benefits)
  • Medical aid/ expenses/ conveyance of injured employees
  • Employees requiring constant help

 

Module 8: Legal rules, inquiries, fines and penalties

  • Legal rules
  • Circumstances in which Commissioner may repudiate claims
  • Recovery of damages and compensation paid from third parties
  • Inquiries by the Commissioner into an accident
  • Record keeping/ fines/ penalties/ objections

 

Module 9: Inspection, compliance and enforcement.

  • Inspections, compliance and enforcement
  • Contact details of the Compensation Fund

 

Module 10: COVID-19 related claims

  • Directive on Compensation for Workplace-Acquired Novel Corona Virus Disease
  • COVID-19 as an occupational disease
  • Diagnosis and requirements for COVID-19
  • Occupational risk classification
  • Impairment, benefits and reporting procedures

 

Module 11: Online user registration/ logging of claims on the CompEasy System

  • Practical explanation of the registration as an online user
  • Logging of claims on the CompEasy System

 

The course provides an explanation of the:

  • The registration as an online user
  • Logging of claims on the CompEasy System
  • Compensation administration and processing of claims
  • Update on COID Act prescriptions/ claim requirements/ schedules and notices
  • COVID-19 related claims
  • New COIDA Amendment Bill, 2020

 

Purpose of the course:

This course provides a detailed explanation; step by step guides and examples on the different processes and procedures to follow when dealing with occupational injuries and diseases (including COVID-19), the identification of problems and the registration of claims as well as the completion and submission of prescribed documentation.

 

The course addresses the legal prescriptions pertaining to the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act (Act 130 of 1993), the COID Amendment Bill (2020) and the Directive on Compensation for Workplace-Acquired Novel Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) in a simple and understandable manner.

 

Who should attend?

The course is intended for people who work with COIDA in the Insurance Sector, HR Administrators, HR Managers, COIDA Administrators and Representatives, Health and Safety Committee Members, Health and Safety Representatives, OHS Managers, Occupational Health Practitioners; Medical Practitioners and Shop Stewards.

 

Registration Fee

  • Price per delegate:  R 2440-00 

The above fee includes course material and if applicable, lunch and refreshments.

Course material will only be made available to paid participants.

Seats are limited. Early booking is essential.

 

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