WORK INJURY BENEFITS ACT (WIBA) PROTECTION

WORK INJURY BENEFITS ACT (WIBA) PROTECTION

Get our WIBA policy quit and smart. The Act came into effect in December 2007 and has variously been challenged and amended.

This is a combination of the workmen injury benefit act (WIBA) and Group Personal Accident (GPA) covers, intended to give an employer a one stop solution for employee insurance. It addresses the workplace risk as well as off-duty risks

While payout under the WIBA section is standard as per the Act, benefits under the GPA cover can be tailored to suit individual needs – say multiplier on 3, 5 or 8 years.

Work Injury Benefit as set out by an Act of Parliament. Every employer is bound to compensate employees for any death / injury while on duty. Payment is for Death, Disability, and Medical expenses and funeral costs.

The Labor office administers all claims under this act and directs the employer on amounts payable.

However the Act requires that all employees are insured for the under noted benefits should the injury arise while the staff is at work:
Description of Liability Limit of Compensation

Requirements

  • Proposal form
  • Schedule of employees showing job type and annual salary