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Organization : The South African Department of Labour
Head Quarters: Pretoria
Facility : How To Report an Occupational Disease to the Compensation Fund if you are an Employer
Website : http://www.labour.gov.za/
Labour Report an Disease to the Compensation Fund
** The Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act requires employers to report all diseases that are caused by work.
Related : South African Department of Labour How to Report an Occupational Accident with the Compensation Fund : www.southafricain.com/6969.html
Reporting a disease :
When employers want to report a disease, they must use the following steps :
Step 1: Send the form
** Employers must fill in the Employer’s Report of an Occupational Disease (W.Cl.1) within 14 after they find out about the disease.
They must send it to :
The Compensation Commissioner
PO Box 955
Step 2: Send follow-up information
Employers must also send in a :
** First Medical Report for an Occupational Disease (W.Cl.22);
** Claim for Compensation for an Occupational Disease (W.Cl.14);
** Progress Medical Reports (W.Cl.22) until the worker’s illness is stable;
** Final Medical Report of an Occupational Disease (W.Cl.26) once the worker is stable; and an·
** Audiogram if the worker became deaf because of noise at the workplace.
Private Bag X117
The Department of Labour will play a significant role in reducing unemployment, poverty and inequality through a set of policies and programmes developed in consultation with social partners, which are aimed at
** Improved economic efficiency and productivity
** Employment creation
** Sound labour relations
** Eliminating inequality and discrimination in the workplace
** Alleviating poverty in employment