COID Act

Course Content

On completion of this course the learner will be able to:
  • Distinguish between common law and legislation, criminal and civil liability and explain to which the COID Act has relevance
  • Define the COID Act
  • Define the requirements of the Act relating to claims for compensation, including compensation for occupational injuries
  • Define the requirements of the Act for claims for compensation, determination and calculation of compensation for occupational diseases
  • Define the requirements of the Act for claims for medical aid provisions, obligations of employers and legal proceedings
  • Provide an overview of general provisions and schedules contained in the Act

Course Outcome

  • Introduction to the South African Legal System
  • History and objectives of Act
  • Important Definitions
  • Duties of Employers
  • Registration
  • Assessments
  • Other Administrative Duties
  • Accident Reporting
  • What is regarded as an accident in terms of the Act
  • The meaning of “out of and in the course of employment”
  • What forms need to be completed and how
  • Compensation
  • Different types of compensation
  • When is compensation payable
  • How is compensation calculated
  • Other Remedies
  • Claim for increased compensation
  • Civil claims (Third Parties)
  • Objections, appeals and court applications

Course Duration

1 Day


What will it cost

R 575