Dec 19, 2016
BENEFITS OF GENERAL ORGANIZATION OF SOCIAL INSURANCE FOR CONTRIBUTORS
If an employee or GOSI(General Organization of Social Insurance) contributor is injured in occupational injury or employment injury then he will be entitled to get free Medical Treatment and a cash compensation from GOSI. Employment Injury is a work related injury with permanent disability or temporary disability.
To be eligible from GOSI benefits, Injured employee or his person must notify it to employer within 7 days of injury occurrence, Then employer must notify it to GOSI field office as employment injury. To be considered as employment injury it should be any one of the below things. Recommend : Register for GOSI online for free
- Accident at work place or Injury on the work.
- Accident at the time of going home or for lunch or for prayer from work place or coming work place from home, lunch, performing prayer.
- Disease caused by work. Similar : Procedure to Claim Death compensation
Daily Allowances : Employees who are temporary disabled due to employment injury will get a daily allowances including weekends and holidays till the disability recover. GOSI will provide 100% daily allowance of the contributory wage, If the person is under treatment of GOSI then the allowance will be 75% only.
Medical Treatment : In case of employment injury, GOSI will take care of all the expenses in the treatment till it recover. Related : Death compensation in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Death or Permanent Disability Compensation : In case of death or permanent disability of an employee in the work place, Contributor will get an amount of 84 months salary based on the last 3 month average salary, In anyway it should not be exceed 330,000/- Saudi Riyals. Trending : Notice period as per Saudi Labor Law