Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act: Maximum Earning amount increase

Department of Labour published Government Gazette notice no. 41382 on 16 January 2018 in respect of the increase in the maximum amount of earnings on which the assessment of an employer shall be calculated. The effective date is 1 March 2018.

The prescribed amount under Section 83(8) of the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act No 130 of 1993 (COIDA) has been increased to R430 944 per annum.

Currently, the maximum amount of earnings is R403 500 per annum.


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