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Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Course

 

(Includes the latest COIDA Amendment Bill, 2018 and recent proposed industry classification and assessment model for employer tariffs/ rates)

 

1 Day course

 

12 September 2019: Southern Sun: Maharani Towers: Durban 

   

Online booking form 

 

  Click here to download registration forms for 12 September 2019: Southern Sun: Maharani Towers: Durban

 

 

The course includes an explanation of:

  • Current COIDA prescriptions and requirements

  • New COIDA Amendment Bill, 2018

  • Proposed regulations for new assessment model (tariffs & rates)

  • Electronic logging of claims (explanation and practical demonstration of the Umehluko System)

  • Update on the latest COID schedules and notices

 

Course Content

 

Module 1: Overview of the COID legislation 

  • Compensation and legislation

  • Aim of the COIDA and the COIDA Amendment Bill

  • The main objective of the COIDA and the COIDA Amendment Bill

  • The Compensation Commissioner and the Compensation Fund

  • Protection of employers against claims from employees and dependants

 

Module 2: Employers; Licensees; contractors and sub-contractor’s

  • Employer criteria and registration

  • Licensees

  • Registration of contractors and sub-contractors

  • Letters of good standing

 

Module 3: Who qualifies for compensation

  • Right to compensation

  • Criteria for employees and dependants

 

Module 4: Occupational accidents and diseases 

  • Criteria for occupational accidents

  • Travelling to and from work

  • Criteria for occupational diseases

  • Accidents during training or performance of emergency services

  • Accidents outside the republic

 

Module 5: Assessment tariffs and payments to the Compensation Fund 

  • Current assessment tariffs

  • Return of Earnings (ROE)

  • Proposed regulations - new assessment model (tariffs & rates)

  • Rebates to employers

 

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

  • Calculation of earnings

  • Medical examinations and rehabilitation

  • Directions to medical practitioner/chiropractor/hospital

  • The employee and the medical service provider

 

Module 7: IOD/OD documents to be provided by employers to the Compensation Fund in administration of claims adjudication processes 

  • Documents required for reporting an Occupational Injury a Disease

  • The Adjudication Process

  • Benefits management

  • Medical aid

  • Refunds to employers and employees

  • Re-opening of claims

  • Awarding a claim

  • Different types of benefits (Permanent disability, Temporary disability, Death benefits)

  • Medical expenses and conveyance of injured employees

  • Additional compensation

  • Rehabilitation and Re-Integration

  • 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

  • Inquiry by the Commissioner into an accident

  • Record keeping

  • Fines, penalties and objections

 

Module 9: Practical session (explanation and demonstration) 

  • How to register as an online user

  • Electronic reporting and administration of work-related accidents and diseases via Umehluko

  • Electronic functions for Medical Service Provider via Umehluko

 

Purpose of the Course:

To explain the legal requirements stipulated by the COID Act in an easy understandable manner. This course provides a detailed explanation; step by step guides and examples on the different processes and procedures to follow when dealing with the administration of occupational injuries and diseases.

 

Course includes an explanation and practical demonstration of the Umehluko System as well as the identification of problems and the completion of the prescribed forms.

 

Course content include an explanation of: 

  • Current COIDA prescriptions and requirements

  • New COIDA Amendment Bill, 2018

  • Proposed regulations for new assessment model (tariffs & rates)

  • Electronic logging of claims

  • Update on the latest COIDA schedules and notices

 

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.

 

Price:

  • R 2740-00 (incl. Vat) per delegate
  • Price include course material, certificates, legislation and catering/ refreshments
  • Safe and secure parking

 

For further information contact:

  • Deidre 012) 666 8284
  • Fax: (086) 547 2636 or (012) 661 1411 

 

Online booking form 

 

Click here to download registration forms for 12 September 2019: Southern Sun: Maharani Towers: Durban  

 

 

 

 

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