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What support can my employees receive if they contract COVID-19 at work?

Should one or more of your workers contract COVID-19 at work, they can apply to the Compensation Fund, under COIDA. Support can include a:

  • pay-out for temporary disablement while the worker is in quarantine, self-isolation or hospitalized;
  • payment of medical expenses; and
  • where, tragically, the illness results in fatality the Fund will pay out survivor benefits to dependents in the form of a monthly pension and funeral benefit.

Details on how to apply for the above compensation can be found in this Government Notice.