Employment Injury: Disablement Grant
DISABLEMENT GRANT (One Lump Sum)
Disablement Benefit is paid when an employment injury results in disability, whether partial or total. If an insured person is totally disabled and requires the constant attendance of another person, he or she may receive a Constant Attendance Allowance in addition to a pension.
HOW TO QUALIFY
|YOU MUST||REQUIREMENTS||TIME REQUIREMENT|
|Have suffered an employment injury / work-related prescribed disease, which results in permanent disability||Assessment by Medical Board set up by Social Security||Submit claim on prescribed form (IB17)|
|Submit claim within 13 weeks from the date that you become entitled to claim Disablement Benefit|
HOW MUCH IS THE DISABLEMENT GRANT?
|RATES OF BENEFIT PAYMENT||PERIOD OF BENEFIT PAYMENT|
|For disability under 25%, a Grant is paid||One time payment for the injury|
|Formula: 260 x Average Insurable Earnings in 4 weeks before injury x % of disability = grant|