Research and analysis

Assessing disablement under the IIDB scheme: a critical review and international comparison

This review draws comparisons between the Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (IIDB) scheme and international comparator schemes.

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Assessing disablement under the IIDB scheme – a critical review and international comparison

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IIAC commentary on: Assessing disablement under the IIDB scheme – a critical review and international comparison

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Details

The Industrial Injuries Advisory Council (IIAC) commissioned this review. Its objective was to help ensure that the assessment of the severity of injuries results in fair awards under the Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit scheme (IIDB).

Authors: Rüdiger Stilz and Adrian Baker, RR Stilz Occupational Medicine Consultancy Limited, London

The council’s commentary

The council’s commentary on the review summarises the background and describes briefly what the reviewers did and what they found, placing the findings in context.

Published 18 December 2014