18 July 2022
The notice urges employers to comply with requirements of the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 (act no 130 of 1993). The Compensation Fund will embark on employer engagements, site visits and audits in establishing effective registration and compliance to the COID Act.in
Details of the requirements:
- Section 80 of the COID Act requires all employers, who are operating a business with one or more employees, to register with the Compensation Commissioner and to provide all particulars in connection thereof;
- Section 81 of the Act requires employers to keep records of earnings and particulars of employees, and to produce such upon request;
- Section 82 of the Act requires all employers to furnish the Commissioner with an accurate Return of Earnings on an annual basis;
- Section 83 of the Act indicates that the Director General shall assess an employer according to a tariff on the basis of a percentage of annual earnings. Failure to comply with the prescripts of the COID Act constitutes an offense in terms of this legislation.
Failure to comply with the prescripts of the COID Act constitutes an offense in terms of this legislation.
You can read the full government notice here.
Do you want to know more? You can find the COIDA Services Book here.
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