|Workmen’s compensation explained|
|We devote this issue to Workmen’s Compensation. The Workmen’s Compensation Act (WCA) is a system created according to COIDA (Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act) to protect both the employer and employees when work injuries occur. It falls under the South African Department of Labour.|
Read more about how the system works, how to claim, and some common misconceptions about Workmen’s Compensation.
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The South African Society of Physiotherapy
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