Medical Care Services
Medical care services of Occupational Risk for Persons Defined by the Provisions of the Labour Law including personnel serving in air and maritime transportation as well as domestic workers shall be as follows:
- Treatment and care of wound or disease resulting from occupational risk in line with the medical profession technics until recovery despite hospitalization or non-hospitalization;
- Emergency service;
- Supply of medicines and other medical materials for treatment;
- Victim referral service or corpse transportation in the case of emergency;
- Daily allowance provision for caretaker during the treatment in case the victim concerned cannot serve himself.
Daily Allowance for Temporary Disability
In the period of treating any injuries or diseases resulting from occupational risk in the health facilities and the convalescent care prescribed by the medical doctor or physician recognized by NSSF, the victim concerned shall be entitled to enjoy the daily allowance for temporary disability. Daily allowance for temporary disability shall be provided from the second day when the person concerned sustained a work injury or sickness until recovery or passed away plus the period of convalescent care prescribed by the medical doctor.
The first-day wage of a person concerned for abstention from work shall be borne by the employer. Daily allowance for temporary disability shall be equivalent to 70% of the daily average wage within the last 6 (six) months. In case the working period of the person concerned is less than 6 (six) months, the daily average wage shall be calculated based on the actual situation.
Pension for Permanent Disability
The NSSF members who sustain occupational risk leading to permanent disability from 20% or more shall have entitlement to enjoy pension for permanent disability. Formalities and procedures of pension calculation, determination of permanent disability degree and pension provision shall be regulated by Sub-Decree. The National Social Security Funds (NSSF) members who are getting the partial permanent disability pension but sustain the new occupational risk shall receive pension by the total degrees of permanent disability pension.
The total degrees of total permanent disability shall be equivalent to the first permanent disability plus the degree of continual permanent disability of other organs but not exceed 100% Pension for permanent disability shall be considered as a forever temporary pension. NSSF shall renew check-ups and evaluation of the disability degree of the victim regularly.
In case the disability degree of the victim is found the change, the amount of the given pension shall be renewed during the evaluation. A victim cannot oppose the check-up as defined above. In case the victim concerned is absent from the check-up, NSSF shall suspend the pension provision until the victim concerned have a check-up.
Allowance for Permanent Disability
The NSSF members who sustain occupational risk leading to permanent disability less than 20% shall have entitlement to receive an allowance for permanent disability. Allowance for permanent disability shall be given a lump sum. Formalities and procedures of calculating the allowance for permanent disability shall be regulated by Sub-Decree.
Funerary Grant and Survivors’ Pension
For the NSSF members who sustain occupational risk leading to death, NSSF shall provide the funerary grant and survivors’ pension. The funerary grant shall be provided to the beneficiaries under the direct charge of the victim or any person who takes responsibility for holding the funeral. The amount of funerary grant shall be regulated by Prakas of the Minister of the Ministry in charge of social security schemes in compliance with the proposal of the NSSF Governing Body. Survivors’ pensions shall be provided to the beneficiaries under the direct charge of the victim. Calculation, formalities and procedures of providing the survivors’ pension shall be regulated by Sub-Decree.
The NSSF member who sustains occupational risk leading to permanent disability shall have entitlement to enjoy rehabilitation services including medical rehabilitation, vocational rehabilitation or social rehabilitation services. Medical rehabilitation services shall be provided for supporting the medical care or helping alleviate victims with a permanent disability.
Page 18 of 24 Vocational rehabilitation services shall be provided to the NSSF member who becomes disabled due to occupational risk in a bid to have a chance to receive a new job with earnings suitable with his physical situation. People with disability due to occupational risk shall have entitlement to receive consultation, guidance, mental health education and other social services for the purpose of bettering social psychology and possessing ownership in line with the daily livelihood. Conditions, formalities and procedures of providing rehabilitation service shall be regulated by Sub-Decree.