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Occupatioal Health and Safety
How To Report an Occupational Disease to the Compensation Fund if you are an Employer
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last modified 2008-12-18 13:36
The Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act requires employers to report all diseases that are caused by work.
Reporting a disease
When employers want to report a disease, they must use the following steps:
Step 1: Send the form
Employers must fill in the Employer’s Report of an Occupational Disease (W.Cl.1) within 14 after they find out about the disease.
They must send it to:
The Compensation Commissioner
PO Box 955
Step 2: Send follow-up information
Employers must also send in a:
First Medical Report for an Occupational Disease (W.Cl.22);
Claim for Compensation for an Occupational Disease (W.Cl.14);
Progress Medical Reports (W.Cl.22) until the worker’s illness is stable;
Final Medical Report of an Occupational Disease (W.Cl.26) once the worker is stable; and an·
Audiogram if the worker became deaf because of noise at the workplace.
How to Report an Occupational Accident with the Compensation Fund if you are an employer
Employers must send the necessary forms with the doctors report to the Compensation Fund when accidents occur.
Form W.CL.1 - Employers Report of an Occupational Disease
This form is for reporting an occupational disease by employers for workers.
Form W.CL.22 - First Medical Report in Respect of an Occupational Disease
This form must be completed when reporting an occupational disease of a worker.
Form W.CL.305 - Employee Affidavit for an Occupational Disease
This form must be completed by or on behalf of a worker for an occupational disease.
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