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Name: Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act (130/1993): Determination of permanent disablement resulting from hearing loss caused by exposure to excessive noise and trauma (Circular Instruction No. 171).
Country: South Africa
Subject(s): Disabled workers
Type of legislation: Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)
Adopted on: 2001-05-16
Entry into force:
Published on: Government Gazette, 2001-05-16, Vol. 431, No. 22296, pp. 3-13
ISN: ZAF-2001-M-59540
Bibliography: Government Gazette, 2001-05-16, Vol. 431, No. 22296, pp. 3-13
Abstract/Citation: Regulates claims for impairment of hearing due to occupational disease, injury or accident. Deals with binaural and monaural hearing impairement. Also provides for documentation to accompany claim for compensation, and for calculation of permament disablement.
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