The definition of occupational injury

Article 227 of the Labor Code defines an occupational injury as an injury to a worker due to an accident that occurred during working hours and on the way to or from work. The consequence of work injury can be the necessity of transferring the victim to another, lighter work, temporary or permanent loss of his disability or death.

Production is recognized trauma in the workplace, which also includes all the required labor regulations on breaks. With regard to injuries on the way to or from work, they are found to be production only in that case when you riding in transportation provided for this purpose by the employer, or in his car, which is assigned to you for official purposes under the terms of the employment contract.

The injury he got during a trip by public transport or driving your car, as well as during the journey home on foot, production is not considered. If you are injured while on the trip on behalf of the employer, the injury would be considered industrial, but if you, after you order, were on the way home, it belongs to the production will be gone.

Regardless of the severity of received injuries, every such case is an emergency.

How to act in case of injury

Because you put substantial compensation, including for moral damages would require proof that the injury was received has not been your negligence and fault of the employer.

In the case of injury, you need to call a doctor for first aid and your supervisor. Witnesses to the incident should report the incident then the fact of injury is considered to be fixed, which should be reflected in the minutes of the incident, which describes all of the facts. If the degree of injury is large, you should transport to the hospital.

After this case the production should be created a special Commission, which investigates all details of the incident and draw their own conclusions about the degree of fault of the injured worker and the employer. Competent members will consider the testimony of witnesses, the details and circumstances of injury.

In that case, if the injury resulting from the negligence of the injured employee or violations of established safety rules, familiarization with which he signed in a special register, the probability of obtaining compensation for victims is reduced to zero. If proven guilty the employer, the compensation will be paid in full, in addition, he will have to pay large fines.