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COIDA Financial Year – End Procedure 2016

COIDA financial year-end procedure important dates! Read the atatched document for more information on the COIDA financial year-end issues by the Department of Labour.


What is COIDA?

To provide for compensation for disablement caused by occupational injuries or diseases sustained or contracted by employees in the course of their employment, or for death resulting from such injuries or diseases; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
Who does this apply to?


The Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act applies to:

all employers; and casual and full-time workers who, as a result of a workplace accident or work-related disease:

  • are injured, disabled, or killed; or
  • become ill.
This excludes –
  • workers who are totally or partially disabled for less than 3 days;
  • domestic workers;
  • anyone receiving military training;
  • members of –
    • the South African National Defence Force, or
    • the South African Police Service;
  • any worker guilty of wilful misconduct, unless they are seriously disabled or killed;
  • anyone employed outside the RSA for 12 or more continuous months; and
  • workers working mainly outside the RSA and only temporarily employed in the RSA.


Read below for simple step-by step instructions of processes and procedures


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