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  Work Injury Benefits

 

  In case the insured has had an injury (accident), PASI should be notified by filling out the notification form of a work injury and occupational diseases. (Social Insurance Form 7).Then, the insured or the company representative will be given the following forms :

 
  • Preliminary medical report (Social Insurance form 18) to be filled out by the treatment unit.
  • Follow up card of the treatment unit (Social Insurance Form 19) to monitor the sick leave(s) obtained by the insured as a result of the injury.
  • End of treatment notification and his return to the work (Social Insurance Form 20) and the insured shall submit request to PASI to reconsider the decision of the treatment unit within one week from the date of the end of treatment, or returning to work accompanied by a medical certificate supporting reason for reconsideration.
 

After carrying out the necessary investigation related to the conditions of the injury; and if it is found that the injury is linked to the work, the insured may receive the following benefits as per the complications of the injury:

 
Type of Benefit Required documents for payment Method of Calculation
Non-attendance to work Compensation Calculating of the non-attendance days as recorded in the follow up card and approved by Doctor and  treatment unit. Number of days x Gross Salary/30 x 100%
Lump-Sum Compensation for Injury If the employee happen to have a disability, he/she should be seen by the competent medical committee in order to assess the disability; its type and degree. 
The compensation of the injury becomes payable if the  disability percentage is less than (30%).
gross salary x 75% x Disability percentage x 36
Permanent Partial Occupational Disability Pension If the  disability confirmed by the competent medical committee is equal or more than 30% and does not reach total disability (100%). Gross salary x 75% x Disability percentage
Permanent Total Occupational Disability Pension The injured suffers a  disability of 100%. 75% of the pensionable salary at a minimum of  OMR 202.500 or old age pension, whichever is higher.
Death pension due to occupational reason Death of the insured due to the accident.  75% of the pensionable salary at a minimum of  OMR 202.500 or old age pension, whichever is higher.
 
 
Notes
 
  • The disease is considered occupational if it falls under the list of the diseases stated in Table (1) attached with the Law. In the case of organ loss, the disability percentage shall be determined by the above mentioned Medical Committee as per the percentages shown in Table (2) attached to the Law. The insured has the right to request PASI to reconsider the decision of the medical committee within one month from the date of notification of the committee decision and shall submit an the application accompanied by a medical certificate in supporting of his/her point of view.
  • In the case of death caused by an injury, the beneficiaries of the insured specified in Chapter 6 of the Law shall be entitled to receive a pension for the death caused by an occupational reason.
  • The required documents for payment of the due amounts arising from the death caused by a workplace injury (accident) are the same documents related to the natural death, except the acknowledgment of not receiving a pension salary.
 

The Occupational Diseases Table

 
S.No Type of the disease Operations or works causing the disease
1 Lead poisoning and its complications Any work involving the use or handling of lead or its compounds or materials containing it, including: Handling of raw materials containing lead. Casting old lead and old zinc (scrap) into alloys. Work in the manufacturing of tools from alloys of old lead and old zinc (scrap), in the manufacturing of lead compounds. Lead smelting. Preparation and use of the lead glazes used for brilliance and hardness of ceramic. Preparation or use of paints or colors or pigments containing lead ... etc.. And any work involving exposure to dust or fumes of lead or its compounds or materials containing it
2 Mercury poisoning and its complications Any work involving the use or handling of mercury or its compounds or materials containing it, and any work involving exposure to dust or fumes of mercury or its compounds or materials containing it,this includes : Work in the manufacturing of mercury compounds and laboratories devices and mercury meters and the preparation of the raw material in the manufacture of hats, gilding processes, gold-mining, and mercury crackers . . .etc..
3 Arsenic poisoning and its complications Any work involving the use or handling of arsenic or its compounds or materials containing it as well as any work involving exposure to dust or fumes of arsenic or its compounds or materials containing it. This includes: Processes that generate arsenic or its compounds, as well as work in the production or manufacture of arsenic or its compounds.
4 Antimony poisoning and its complications Any work involving the use or handling of antimony or its compounds or materials containing it, and any work involving exposure to dust or fumes of antimony or its compounds or materials containing it.
5 Phosphorus poisoning and its complications Any work involving the use or handling of phosphorus or its compounds or materials containing it, and any work involving exposure to dust or fumes of phosphorus or its compounds or materials containing it
6 poisoning with Benzol or similar substances or its Amide or nitrogenous compounds or their derivatives and complications of this poisoning Every work involving the use or handling of these materials, as well as all work involving exposure to vapors or dust.
7 Manganese poisoning and its complications Every work involving the use or handling of manganese or its compounds or materials containing it, as well as all work involving exposure to fumes or dust of manganese or its compounds or materials containing it. This include Work in the extraction or preparation of manganese or its compounds and its grinding and packing .. etc
8 Sulphur poisoning and its complications Every work involving the use or handling of Sulphur or its compounds or materials containing it as well as all work involving exposure to fumes or dust of Sulphur or its compounds or materials containing it. This includes: Exposure to gaseous and non- gaseous Sulphur compounds...etc
9 Affected by chromium and resulting ulcers and complications Every work involving the preparation, generation, use or handling of chromium or chromic acid, or chromate or bi-chromate sodium, potassium or zinc or any material containing it.
10 Affected by nickel or resulting ulcers and complications Every work involving the preparation, handling or generating nickel or its compounds or any substance containing nickel or its compounds. This includes: Exposure to dust of nickel carbonyl
11 Carbon monoxide poisoning and resulting complications Every work involving exposure to carbon monoxide include :its preparation , use or generation as happens in garages, brick kilns, lime ...etc
12 Cyanic acid and its compounds poisoning, and the resulting complications Every work involving the use or handling of a cyanic acid or its compounds, as well as all work involving exposure to vapors or spray of the acid or its compounds or its dust or materials containing it
13 Poisoning with chlorine, fluorine, bromine and their compounds Every work involving the preparation or the use or handling of chlorine, fluorine, or bromine or their compounds, as well as any work involving exposure to such materials or vapors or dust
14 Poisoning by petroleum or its Gases or its derivatives and its complications Every work involving the handling or use of petroleum or its gases or derivatives, as well as any work involving exposure to these materials in solid, liquid or gaseous state
15 Poisoning by Chloroform and carbon tetrachloride Any work involving the use or handling of chloroform or carbon tetrachloride, and any work involving exposure to vapors or fumes containing the same
16 Poisoning by tetrachloroethane and trichloro ethylene and other halogene derivatives of the aliphatic hydrocarbon compounds Any work involving the use or handling of these materials and exposure to vapors or fumes containing it
17 Diseases and pathological symptoms caused by the radium, radioactive materials or X-rays Any work involving exposure to radium, and any other material of radioactivity or X-rays
18 primary skin cancer and chronic inflammations and ulcers of skin and eyes Any work involving the use or handling or exposure to tar or asphalt or bitumen or mineral oil (including paraffin) or fluorine, or any compounds or products or residues of these materials, as well as exposure to any other irritant solid or liquid or gaseous materials
19 Heat effect on eyes and resulting complications Any work involving repeated or continuous exposure to glare or radiation from molten glass, hot or molten metals or exposure to strong light or intense heat, resulting in damage to the eye or visual impairment
20 Pulmonary dust diseases (Pneumoconiosis )arising from the dust of: 1 -Silica (Silicosis) 2 -Asbestos (Asbestosis) 3 –Cotton (Byssinosis) Any work involving exposure to recent nascent silica dust, or substances containing silica material by more than 5% such as working in mines and quarries, or carving stone or its crushing , or in the manufacture of sharpening stone or metal polishing with sand or any other acts that require the same exposure. And any work involving exposure to asbestos dust and cotton dust so give rise to these diseases
21 Anthracis (Anthrax) Every work involving contact with animals infected with the disease or handling dead infected animals or parts of them, their products or raw offal, including leather, hooves, horns and hair as well as work in loading and unloading of goods containing raw animal products and their offal
22 Glanders Every work involving contact with animals infected with the disease, and handling their dead body or parts of them
23 Tuberculosis Work in the hospitals designated for the treatment of this disease
24 Poisoning by Beryllium Any work involving the use or handling of this element or its compounds or materials containing it
25 Poisoning by Selenium Any work involving exposure to its dust or Fumes or materials containing it
26 Symptoms and diseases resulting from exposure to changes in atmospheric pressure Every work involving sudden exposure to or work under high pressure or sudden change in atmospheric pressure or work under low pressure for a long time
27 Symptoms and Pathological diseases that result from hormones or their derivatives Every work involving exposure to the influence of hormones or hormone derivatives
28 Infectious fever diseases Work in the designated hospitals for the treatment of fever disease, or bacteriological laboratories or in any work involving contact with fever patients
29 Occupational deafness Every work involving exposure to high noise and includes, for example, work in guidance or maintenance of the aircrafts and operations of roads, mining, work next to the machines that create high noise or exposure to chemicals or drugs that affect hearing
30 Acute and chronic Skin inflammation and, eczema, and primary skin cancer, and eye inflammation and ulcers Any work involving exposure to any irritant, flammable or corrosive solid , liquid or gaseous, includes for example, exposure to mineral oils including paraffin and its products, tar or asphalt or bitumen, acids and alkalis ...etc