Rulebook on the content and method of submitting a report on occupational injury

Rulebook on the content and method of submitting a report on occupational injury

08.02.2023. 08:00 / Source: Official Gazette of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Official Gazette of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, number 9/23, 02/08/2023. years

Based on Article 62, paragraph (2) of the Law on Occupational Safety (“Official Gazette of the Federation of BiH”, number: 79/20), the Federal Minister of Labor and Social Policy, in cooperation with the Federal Minister of Health, adopts

RULEBOOK
ON THE CONTENT AND METHOD OF SUBMITTING THE REPORT ON WORK INJURY AND OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE

PART ONE – BASIC PROVISIONS
Article 1.
(Content of the Rulebook)
This rulebook prescribes the content and method of submitting reports on work-related injuries and occupational diseases that occur at the workplace.

Article 2.
(Definitions of terms)
The terms used in this regulation have the meaning determined by the Law on Safety at Work.

Article 3.
(Gender neutrality of expression)
Terms used in this rulebook, which have a gender meaning, are used neutrally and refer equally to men and women.

PART TWO – CONTENT AND METHOD OF SUBMITTING THE REPORT ON INJURY AT WORK AND OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE
Article 4.
(Contents of the work injury report)
(1) The work injury report contains the following information:
a) general information about the employer,
b) data on the worker for occupational safety at the employer,
c) data about the worker who suffered an injury at work (hereinafter: the injured), about the injury at work and the occupational health and safety measures that were applied at the workplace where the injured person worked,
d) data on the immediate supervisor of the injured person,

e) data on the workplace and jobs of the injured person and the time and place of his injury at work,
f) information about the eyewitness of the injury,
g) the opinion of the labor inspector, that is, occupational safety from Article 6, paragraph (5) of this rulebook i
h) findings and opinion of the doctor in the health facility where the injured person was examined, or where the injured person is being treated.
(2) The report on injury at work referred to in paragraph (1) of this article is prepared in the manner prescribed in form number 1 of this rulebook and forms an integral part of it.

Article 5.
(Content of report on occupational disease)
(1) The report on occupational disease contains the following information:
a) general information about the employer,
b) data on the worker for occupational safety at the employer,
c) data on the worker who developed an occupational disease (hereinafter referred to as: occupational disease patient), as well as on the workplace, jobs and the time that the occupational disease patient spent working on those jobs,
d) data on the immediate manager of the person suffering from an occupational disease,
e) data on occupational disease and occupational health and safety measures that were applied at the workplace where the person suffering from an occupational disease worked and
f) finding and opinion of the health institution that established the existence of an occupational disease.
(2) The report on occupational disease referred to in paragraph (1) of this article is prepared in the manner prescribed in form number 2 of this rulebook and forms an integral part of it.

Article 6.
(How to fill out the report on work injury and occupational disease)
(1) The report on work injury and occupational disease (hereinafter: the report) is filled in five copies.
(2) The report is filled out by the employer in such a way that immediately, and no later than within three days of learning that an injury occurred at work or that the health institution determined the existence of an occupational disease, he immediately enters all the data prescribed by this rulebook into the appropriate form.
(3) After the employer enters all the data prescribed by this rulebook, he is obliged to submit all five copies of the report without delay to the health institution where the selected medical doctor manages the temporary incapacity for work of the sick/injured worker, in order to include in the content of the report the doctor’s findings and opinions, that is, the health institution where the injured person was examined, that is, where the injured person is treated.

(4) The doctor in the health institution where the injured person was examined, i.e. where the injured person is treated and the health institution that established the occupational disease, enters the findings and opinion in the report within two days from the day of his admission and submits the completed report to the employer without delay.
(5) Upon receipt of the report completed in the manner prescribed in paragraph (4) of this article, the employer is obliged to submit the report to the competent labor inspectorate, i.e. occupational safety in order to enter the opinion of the labor inspector, i.e. occupational safety on issues of injury at work in cases of serious injuries at work, collective injuries and deaths.

Article 7.
(Submitting a report on work injury and occupational disease)
The employer is obliged to immediately, without delay, submit the report in which all the data prescribed by this rulebook is written to the worker who suffered an injury at work, i.e. who has been diagnosed with an occupational disease, to the competent health insurance institute where the worker is insured, to the authorized health institution that performs specific health care/occupational medicine services at the employer, as well as the competent labor inspection, i.e. occupational health and safety.

PART FOUR – FINAL PROVISION
Article 8.
(Effective)
This rulebook shall enter into force on the following day from the date of its publication in the “Official Gazette of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina”.

Number 03-02/3-2743/22
Sarajevo01. February 2023

Minister
Vesko Drljača, s. r.

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