Compensation House is a state building in Pretoria, that houses the Department of Labour's Compensation Commissioner, and Compensation Fund administration. It is not the name of a private company authorised by the state to insure certain workers against injury or death on duty. Claims to that effect are false.

Compensation scam warning

The DOL Compensation Fund (CF) issued a compensation scam warning to employers and workers, against ‘Compensation House’.

Compensation Commissioner Shadrack Mkhonto acknowledged that the DOL is unable to prevent compensation fraud.

Compensation Fund meltdown

Labour director general Thobile Lamati will not privatise the R52-b Compensation Fund in 2015, despite its meltdown after many turnaround efforts.

A South African general Sheq and health and safety laws update of June 2015.

Health and safety law update, March 2014

SA health and safety law update for March 2014; new SANS standards, Lesotho inspections, Compensation Fund IT capacity, and African chemicals emergency plans.

El-Jeanette Linzmaier

COID Act guide – Compensation explained

A SHE practitioner’s quick guide. Compensation explained. The COID Act offers compulsory death and injury protection for employees under a contract of employment.

Assmang incident cost counted

After an Assmang incident, a R15-m trust fund assists the families of the seven workers who were killed in two furnace explosions in 2007 and in 2008.