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FEM’s participation in the department of employment and labour’s Occupational Health and Safety conference

3 November 2023, Johannesburg. The Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company (RF) (Pty) Ltd (FEM), will be exhibiting at this year’s Occupational Health and Safety Conference hosted by The Department of Employment and Labour. The 3-day event, titled “Collaboration and Strategic Approach to Enhance Decent Work in An Evolving World of Work” will take place from …

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Occupational Health & Safety – Are We Doing Enough to Reduce High Accident & Fatality Rates?

– By Dr Sanjay Munnoo Globally, an estimated 2.78 million workers die from occupational accidents and work-related diseases, while an additional 374 million workers suffer from non-fatal occupational accidents. This is according to the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. The statistics equate to 7 500 people dying from unsafe and …

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FEM 2022 CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY WORKPLACE ACCIDENT STATISTICS

WORKPLACE ACCIDENTS: A REVIEW OF FEM CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY STATISTICS The Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company (RF) Proprietary Limited (FEM) 2022 statistics show a continuance of high occupational injury rates in the construction industry. The insights highlight the urgency for increased health and safety training, as well as the need for improved safety measures to be …

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The FEM Education Foundation (FEMEF) Hosts Collaborative Workshop For Education Sector Organisations

June 2023, Johannesburg – The FEM Education Foundation (FEMEF) recently hosted a workshop that brought together several organizations from the education sector in South Africa. The focus of the workshop was to explore how collaborative work could enable positive development within the education space. FEMEF is a non-profit division of The Federated Employers Mutual AssuranceCompany …

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COID Cover for Workmans Compensation

FEM Education Foundation Appoints Two Additional Partners

FEMEF was established by the Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company (FEM), the workmen’s compensation mutual insurer for the construction industry FEM Education Foundation (FEMEF), the non-profit organisation (NPO), has appointed two new partners for 2022 that provide teacher and student education. FEMEF was established by the workmen’s compensation mutual insurer for the construction industry, the …

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Workmans Compensation Injuries For Construction

Emerging Contractor Programme

Emerging Cntractor Programme BackgroundThe Master Builders KwaZulu-Natal emerging contractor programme was established with the view of developing the business acumen of emerging contractors within the building industry by guiding and supporting them in maintaining sustainable businesses. TrainingFormal training interventions were identified as critical to improving the business and contracting skills of the beneficiaries. The modules …

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Workmans Compensation Claims For Construction and Claims for Construction

Construction Industry Leadership Development Initiative Launched

A leadership development initiative has been launched for middle to senior managers, executives and entrepreneurs in the construction industry. The opportunity to participate in the programme is being made available by the workmen’s compensation provider, The Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company (FEM). FEM has over 6,600 policyholders covering over 300 000 employees in the construction industry. …

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Workmans Compensation Registration

Over 54 900 Construction Site Injuries between 2015 and 2021

About 36 people are injured on construction sites daily Figures released by the Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company (FEM) show an alarming number of injuries in the construction industry. FEM is one of two organisations providing workmen’s compensation for the construction industry. “The figures relate to employers who are insured by FEM, meaning that the …

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COIDA Compliance for The Construction Industry

Submitting an Online Return of Earnings Renewal

The Compensation of Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act No. 130 of 1993 (“COIDA”) provides compensation for work related accidents and disablement caused by occupational injuries or diseases, sustained or contracted by employees in the course of employment, or death resulting from such injuries or diseases. Employers are required to submit a Return of Earnings (“RoE”) …

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