How do I know if I can claim compensation under the Work Injury Compensation Act?

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    answered on 21/08/2013

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    Anyone who sustains injuries or who contracts occupational diseases arising out of his/her work, or the estates of employees who die in work-related accidents, are entitled to claim work injury compensation.The Work Injury Compensation Act covers all employees engaged under a contract of service or apprenticeship, regardless of their salary. There are some notable exceptions, including self-employed persons, independent contractors, domestic workers, and members/officers of the SAF, Singapore Policy Force, SCDF, CNB and Singapore Prison Service.

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