SSC reports over 13,000 work-related injuries in 2022

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AMMAN — The director of the Occupational Safety and Workplace Injuries Department at Jordan's Social Security Corporation (SSC), Nasha't Badawi, has reported that the SSC received 13,465 work-related injury reports in 2022.اضافة اعلان

Badawi also provided the cost breakdown for these injuries, which amounted to JD11,796 million, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.

This figure includes expenses for daily allowances, medical care, and one-off compensation for injuries resulting in disabilities less than 30 percent.

Industries most affectedThe majority of on-the-job injuries were recorded in the manufacturing industries, health, and social work sectors.

Badawi noted that the SSC has accredited 41 medical facilities to ensure coverage across Jordan's various governorates, primarily all Royal Medical Services hospitals, as well as the majority of private hospitals.

This measure aims to provide "distinguished" service to the injured workers who benefit from the corporation's insurance umbrella.

The corporation has mandated that establishments must transfer injured workers to the nearest SSC-accredited hospital if the injured worker is a SCC services beneficiary.

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