Employees ought to feel safe in their work environment whilst an accident or death at or out of the workplace that’s why the government incorporated a WIBA 2007 act that compensates the employees financially if an employee is injured ,involved in an accident or dies while at work or out of work. This policy states in to lift the employee’s obligation so as to compensate workers
The act provides the following compensation:
- Medical expenses
The employee is compensated for any medical expenses incurred in an accident and covers dental, hospital treatment, surgical dressings, drugs, skilled nursing services, travelling and subsistence as well as supply, maintenance and replacement of artificial limbs, clutches and others that has occurred through disability
- Funeral expenses
The employer is liable to pay reasonable expenses for the funeral of the deceased employee.
- Accidental Death.
In the event of an employee’s death, beneficiaries are entitled to compensation.
- Permanent Total Disablement /Temporary Total Disablement.
This is issued to employees who suffer temporary or total disablement that incapacitates him/her for three or more days.
- Occupational diseases.
Compensates employees in case of death, injury and disease contacted in the cause of employment and for connected purposes.
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Medical, surgical and hospital expenses including the cost of transport to hospital for accidental employment injuries.