Employment Injury: Disablement Pension

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HOW TO QUALIFY

YOU MUSTREQUIREMENTS
Have suffered an employment injury/work-related prescribed disease, which results in permanent disabilitySubmit claim on prescribed form (IB17)
Assessment by Medical Board is set up by the Social Security Board.
Submit claim within 13 weeks from the date that you become entitled to claim Disablement Benefit

FORM: Click to download form: IB17

RATE AND PAYMENT OF BENEFIT

Disability assessed at 25%

or more, a Disablement Pension is paid

Disability assessed under

25%, a Disablement Grant is paid (one-time payment for the injury)

Minimum Pension is $47

per week for as long as disability continues

Formula:

260 x Average Insurable Earnings in 4 weeks before injury x % of disability = grant

60% of average insurable

earnings in 4 weeks before injury x % of disability = weekly rate

The payment starts as of

end of injury benefit period