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 Occupational Injuries and Diseases in the Workplace

(COID)

 The course includes an explanation and practical demonstration of the new Umehluko Electronic Integrated Claims Management System

1 Day course

 

 

 

 

29 June 2017: Emperors Palace: Convention Centre

06 July 2017: Southern Sun: Elangeni & Maharani, Maharani Towers: Durban

 

 

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Click here to download registration forms for 29 June 2017: Emperors Palace: Convention Centre

Click here to download registration forms for 06 July 2017: Southern Sun: Elangeni & Maharani, Maharani Towers: Durban

 

 

 

 SA Labour Guide is an accredited HR Training Provider registered with Services Seta

 

Course Content

Module 1: Overview of COID Act legislation

Module 2: Right to compensation

  • Right of employees and dependants
  • Criteria set for accidents
  • Accidents outside South Africa
  • Application to seamen and airmen
  • Accidents during training or performance of emergency services
  • Special circumstances in which Director-General may make or refuse an award
  • Employees requiring constant help

 

Module 3: Employers obligations

  • Liability for payment of compensation
  • Contributions to the fund, assessments and return of earnings
  • Substitution of compensation for other legal remedies, threats and compulsion
  • Recovery of damages and compensation paid from third parties
  • Medical examinations

 

Module 4: Procedures and steps to follow when reporting injuries and diseases

(Relationship between the reporting of injuries and diseases under the COID Actand Occupational Health and Safety Act)

 

Module 5: Different classes of compensation payments and manner of calculating earnings

  • Permanent disability
  • Temporary disability
  • Death benefits
  • Medical expenses and conveyance of injured employees
  • Additional compensation
  • Manner of calculating earnings

 

Module 6: Legal rules –inquiries, fines and penalties

  • Legal rules
  • Compensation may not form part of an estate
  • Inquiry by the Commissioner into an accident
  • Fines and penalties

 

Module 7: Prepare compensation documentation of occupational injuries and/or diseases

  • Incident reports
  •  Incident register

 

Module 8: The compensation process and the required documentation for the completion and submission of a claim

  • Employers reports
  • First Medical report
  • Progress report
  • Final report
  • Resumption report
  • ·Special reports
  • ·Accounts and annexures

 

Practical explanation and demonstration

  • Electronic reporting of work related accidents and diseases via Umehluko
  • ·Electronic Functions for Medical Service Provider via Umehluko

 

Module 9: Checklist for compensation problems

Module 10: The investigation of an injury or diseases in the workplace

Module 11: Poor performance procedures in cases of injuries on duty

 

Purpose of the Course

To explain the legal requirements stipulated by the COID Act in a simple and easy understandable manner. The contents of the course cover the identification of general problem areas and the completion of the different prescribed forms and other relevant documentation.

It requires the application of the COID Act to authentic situations, its integration with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the requirements relevant to the incapacity of employees caused by occupational injuries and diseases. The contents cover the legal obligation and rights of employers, mutual associations, employees, dependants and third parties.

The course includes an explanation and practical demonstration of the Umehluko Electronic Integrated Claims Management System.

 

The qualifying learner is capable of

  • Describing the procedures and steps to be followed when reporting and dealing with work related injuries and diseases.
  • Describing the different classes of compensation payments, manner of calculating earnings, legal rules – inquiries, fines and penalties relevant to COIDA.
  • Explaining the COIDA and the OHSA requirements relevant to investigations.
  • Explaining the requirements relevant to the incapacity of employees caused by occupational injuries and diseases
  • Explaining the statutory cover provided by COIDA
  • Describing injury benefits provided under COIDA
  • Describing the death benefits provided for under COIDA
  • Describing occupational disease benefits under COIDA
  • Applying underwriting criteria to a policy issued under COIDA

 

Who should attend?

This course is intended for people who work with COIDA in the insurance sector, HR administrators, HR managers, COIDA administrators, health and safety committee members, health and safety representatives, OHS managers, medical practitioners and shop stewards.

 

Price:

  • R 2190-00 (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 

 

Click here to download registration forms for 29 June 2017: Emperors Palace: Convention Centre

Click here to download registration forms for 06 July 2017: Southern Sun: Elangeni & Maharani, Maharani Towers: Durban

 

 

 

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