WSH Bulletin, 4 September 2020: WICA 2019 requires employers to report all accidents resulting in leave or light duty, and compensate for light duty
4 September 2020, Ref: 2021046
WICA 2019 requires employers to report all accidents resulting in leave or light duty, and compensate for
The new Work Injury Compensation Act (WICA 2019) will commence on 1 September 2020. Employers must meet the new requirements for all accidents with effect from
The two key changes are:
1. Previously, employers were required to report to Ministry of Manpower (MOM) for
• Work injury that leads to:
2. Employers must also compensate for any loss of income when workers are on
• For the first 14 days of outpatient leave or light duties: Employers must
Find out more about the reporting requirements for employers here.
Find out more about the light duty compensation here.
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