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Name: Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act: Compensation for occupationally-acquired Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).
Country: South Africa
Subject(s): Employment accident and occupational disease benefit
Type of legislation: Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)
Adopted on: 2020-03-23
Entry into force:
ISN: ZAF-2020-M-110086
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=110086&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line South African Government Information, South Africa PDF PDF (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2020-07-13)
Abstract/Citation: The Notice deals with the payment of benefits for employees who are diagnosed with occupationally-acquired COVID-19 arising out of and in the course of employment. It deals with occupationally-acquired COVID-19 resulting from single or multiple exposures to confirmed case(s) of COVID-19 in the workplace or after an official trip to high-risk countries or areas in a previously COVID-19-free individual.
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