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ENSafrica.com | legal update
issue 11 | 28 Jul 2020

mine and occupational health and safety

South Africa: COIDA – Directive on Compensation for Workplace-Acquired Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

The Directive, which was published in a Government Gazette last week, clarifies some questions about compensation claims for Coronavirus (COVID-19) acquired in the workplace, as well as for exposure when travelling to high-risk countries for work.  ENSafrica’s Mine and Occupational Health and Safety team explain this here.

insurance

South Africa: COVID-19 related insurance claims and coverage: resolving the coverage disputes

In this commentary, Rob Scott and Zara Sher  (ENSafrica | Dispute Resolution) look at a recent Western Cape High Court decision regarding whether there was cover under the business interruption section of an insurance policy for loss suffered as the result the of the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown regulations.

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