What can I claim from Socso?

Under Malaysia’s Social Security Organization (SOCSO), employees can claim various benefits and compensation for work-related incidents or situations. Some of the main benefits that eligible individuals can claim from SOCSO include:

1. Employment Injury Scheme:

  • Medical Benefits: Coverage for medical expenses related to treatment for work-related injuries or illnesses.
  • Temporary Disablement Benefit: Compensation for loss of earning capacity due to temporary disablement caused by a work-related incident.
  • Permanent Disablement Benefit: Compensation for permanent loss of earning capacity resulting from a work-related injury.
  • Constant Attendance Allowance: For cases requiring constant attendance of another person due to severe disablement.

2. Invalidity Pension Scheme:

  • Invalidity Pension: Regular monthly payments for insured employees who are no longer able to work due to permanent invalidity.
  • Constant Attendance Allowance: Similar to the Employment Injury Scheme, providing an allowance for cases requiring constant attendance due to severe disablement.

3. Dependent’s Benefit:

  • Dependent’s Pension: Monthly payments provided to dependents of insured employees in the event of death due to a work-related incident.
  • Education Benefits: Financial assistance for the education of dependent children.

4. Rehabilitation and Return to Work Programs:

  • Vocational Rehabilitation: Assistance in acquiring skills or training for a different job or profession if the employee is unable to return to their previous occupation due to an injury or disability.

5. Other Benefits:

  • Funeral Benefit: Financial assistance for funeral expenses in the event of the insured employee’s death due to a work-related incident.
  • Return to Work Incentive: Subsidies or support for employers who provide suitable employment for employees returning to work after a work-related injury or disability.
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Important Points:

  • Eligibility and the amount of benefits may vary based on the severity of the injury, the impact on the employee’s ability to work, and other factors.
  • Claims must adhere to specific procedures, including timely reporting of incidents, providing necessary documentation, and following SOCSO’s guidelines for claim submission.
  • Always refer to the most recent guidelines and regulations provided by SOCSO to understand the eligibility criteria and benefits that can be claimed in various situations.

Before making any claims, ensure that you understand the specific eligibility criteria, required documentation, and procedures for claiming benefits from SOCSO. It’s advisable to contact SOCSO directly or visit their official website for accurate and updated information on claims and benefits.