Report on injury at work

Employer’s duties in case of injures at work, proffesional diseases and diseases related to work of emloyee

The provisions of Articles  49 to 53 of the Law on Safety and Health at Work laid down the obligations of employers relating to:

  • reporting the occurrence of fatal, serious and collective work injury to the competent labour inspection and the competent authority of the Interior affairs
  • reporting the occurrence of proffesional diseases and diseases related to work to the competent labour inspection
  • recording of the injuries at work and proffesional diseases and submitted reports on their creation
  • submission of the reports on injuries at work and proffesional diseases in other words diseases related to work to the employee who has suffered injury, or who has been diseased and
  • organizations for health and pension and disability insurance,
    compulsory insurance of employees against the injures at work, proffesional diseases and diseases related to work.

By the Law on Safety and Health at Work is governed security and health of employees in the workplace and the working environment in order to prevent injuries and professional diseases whose term is defined by the Law on Pension and Disability Insurance.

Report on injury at work, proffesional disease and disease related to work – content and method of issuing

The content and method of issuing of the reports on injury at work and proffesional disease are prescribed by the Regulation on the content and manner of issuance of the report form on injury at work, proffesional disease and disease related to work.

Report on injury at work, proffesional disease and disease related to work that occur in the workplace the employer shall issue in the Form of report on injury at work (Form 1), Form of report on proffesional disease (Form 2) and Form of report on disease related to work (Form 3), which are an integral part of the Regulation on the content and manner of issuance of the report form on injury at work, proffesional disease and disease related to work.

The employer is obliged to fill the report on injury at work, proffesional disease and disease related to work (in five copies) on the appropriate form within 24 hours from the hour of acknowledgement for the current injury, proffesional disease or disease related to work and within 24 hours from the hour of data entry, deliver all five copies of the report to the health institution where the medical examination of the injured or diseased employee took place.

The medical institution, within two days from the day of receiving of the report, in the report on injury at work, proffesional disease and disease related to work shall enter the doctor’s finding and opinion and not later than the next day deliver it to the employer.

The report with written finding and opinion of the doctor, the employer within two days from the day of receiving the report, shall submit to the competent branch of the Republic Institute for Health Insurance. The competent branch shall verify all five copies of the report of which retains two copies, and other copies it shall return to the employer. The employer a copy of the certified report shall deliver to the employee and to the organization which is competent for pension and disability insurance through the Agency for Safety and Health at Work, and retains a copy for own needs.

Report on injury at work, proffesional disease and disease related to work (Forms 1, 2 and 3) contains the same columns which refers to data about:

  • The employer
  • The person who is appointed for safety and health at work with the employer
  • An employee who is injured in other words who has been diseased
  • The direct manager of the injured in other words diseased employee.

Report on injury at work (Form 1) contains data on:

  • The workplace in other words tasks and time and place at which employee was injured
  • Eyewitness
  • Injury at work and measures of health and safety at work which have been applied at the workplace where the injured worked and
  • The finding and opinion of the doctor who first examined the injured.

Report on proffesional disease (Form 2), contains data on:

  • The workplace, tasks and time which diseased from proffesional disease spent at work on these tasks
  • The type of disease arising in connection with the work and measures of health and safety at work which have been applied at the workplace where the employee worked and
  • The finding and opinion of the medical institution that has determined the existence of an proffesional disease.

Report on disease related to work (Form 3), contains data on:

  • The workplace, tasks and time which a diseased spent at work on these tasks
  • The type of disease arising in connection with the work and measures of health and safety at work which have been applied at the workplace where the diseased worked and
  • The finding and opinion of the medical institution that has determined the existence of disease related to work.

For nonperformance of the obligation to report the resulting injuries at work or proffesional disease to the competent labor inspection in other words failure to delivery of the prescribed reports to competent organizations and to an injured in other words diseased employee, the provisions of Articles 69 and 70 of the Law on Safety and Health at Work establish the misdemeanor liability of the employer.

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