Work accident: the Ministry of Labor publishes a guide for victims and their families

Work accident: the Ministry of Labor publishes a guide for victims and their families
Work accident: the Ministry of Labor publishes a guide for victims and their families

For the year 2022, Health Insurance and the MSA recorded 559,812 work accidents, including 789 fatalities.

Victims of work accidents or their loved ones do not always know the different steps to take, nor the rights they have, the Ministry of Labor has published a guide for them. Focus.

A guide for victims of workplace accidents and their families

As part of the plan for the prevention of serious and fatal workplace accidents, the Ministry of Labor, Health and Solidarity strives to better inform workers and their loved ones and to support them in the journey following a workplace accident. .

THE Guide for victims of work accidents and their familieswritten by the General Directorate of Labor (DGT) is designed to support victims and their loved ones in their efforts to assert their rights.

Made up of 10 sheets, this guide makes it possible to identify the contacts who can be mobilized, depending on the situation (work stoppage, incapacity, legal procedures, procedures following the death of an employee, etc.).

What does this guide contain?

The Guide for Victims of Work Accidents and Their Families Answers the Following Questions :

  • What is a work accident?
  • Your work stoppage: what are the consequences for your employment contract?
  • How to prepare for returning to work?
  • You are able to return to your workstation
  • You are declared unfit for your position
  • You are dismissed for incapacity following your work accident
  • A member of your family has died following a work accident
  • Actors intervening following a work accident
  • The intervention of the criminal judge
  • Obtain compensation for your damage from the court

Discover below sheet 1 which notably defines a work accident:

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