How decisions are made about which diseases IIDB covers

This guidance helps to explain why Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (IIDB) covers some diseases (prescribed diseases) and not others.


Deciding which diseases should be covered by Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (IIDB): some frequently asked questions

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Employed earners (employees) can claim Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (IIDB) if they suffer from a prescribed disease. There is no benefit entitlement for the self-employed.

Published 28 July 2015