Overview

A person who has not yet reached retirement age and is not in receipt of an Invalidity Pension and who had an accepted Claim for Occupation Injury Benefit, and as a result of such Claim has suffered a percentage disablement resulting from the same injury or a disease arising out of, or during course of his employment or self-occupation, may be entitled to receive an Injury Grant or Injury Pension depending on the established percentage rate, in that:

  • Injury Grant - A once only grant based on the percentage rate suffered between one percent (1%) and nineteen percent (19%). This rate is decided by a Medical Panel appointed according to the Social Security Act (Cap. 318.).
  • Injury Pension - A pension according to the percentage rate suffered between twenty percent  (20%) and eighty-nine percent (89%) which is decided by a Medical Panel, appointed according to the Social Security Act (Cap. 318.). Eligible applicants may be allowed to work and at the same time retain their Injury Pension until they reach retirement age.

One may be entitled to receive an Invalidity Pension if it is certified by a Medical Panel appointed according to the Social Security Act (Cap. 318.), that he/she is incapable or not suitable for regular full-time or part-time employment. If a person suffers ninty percent (90%) or more disablement resulting from the same injury or a disease arising out of, or during course of his employment or self-occupation, he/she may be entitled to receive an Invalidity Pension.

What you'll get

Depending on the disablement percentage, a claimant may be entitled to either the one-time Injury Grant or an Injury Pension paid every four (4) weeks.

Please click here for a Schedule of Benefits Rates.

Eligibility

General eligibility criteria:

  • It must be established that the percentage disablement suffered by claimant has developed as a direct result of a previously claimed and accepted injury or disease arising out of, or in the course of his/her employment or self-occupation.
  • As from January 2022 a person receiving an Injury Pension and is in employment, will be entitled to a full rate of Sickness Benefit, Unemployment Benefit or Injury Benefit.

How to apply

Documentation required

General documentation:

  • A detailed medical report by a medical consultant indicating the relation with a previously Claimed and Accepted Injury Benefit case and the Percentage permanent disability inflicted by same Injury Benefit Claim. Download a printable version of the Medical Report.

How to apply

Percentage Disability after effects which may result to eligibility to an Injury Grant or Injury Pension, may be claimed by submitting a medical report by a medical specialist, that states the percentage disablement suffered as a result of the injury or disease arising out of or during the course of employment or self-occupation.

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