Y SEGURIDAD SOCIAL
Procedures and Formalities
Compensation for Non-disabling Permanent Lesions
It is intended to provide financial compensation to a worker for permanent injuries, mutilations and deformities sustained due to an woek-related accident or occupational disease, which, while not constituting a Permanent Disability, do diminish or alter the worker's physical condition, and meet the established guidelines.
Workers included in the Social Security System who have coverage for occupational contingencies and meet the relevant requirements.
The worker must be:
The amounts that correspond to the application of the standard are paid by the Managing Body or Mutual Insurance Society for Work-Related Injuries and Occupational Diseases of the Social Security that is required to pay out Permanent Disability benefits derived from a work-related injury or occupational disease.
|Incompatibilities / Compatibilities:||
It is incompatible with financial benefits for permanent disability, except in cases in which the injuries, mutilations or deformities are completely independent from the ones that were taken into consideration when declaring the permanent disability.
It is compatible with working, even in the same company.
The Provincial Directorate of the INSS will make a decision within a maximum period of 135 days.
The documentation that must be submitted is listed on the application form.
|Where to process it:||
At the Provincial Directorate of the INSS where the interested party has legal residence.
It is the responsibility of the Provincial Directorates of the INSS through the Disability Assessment Teams (EVI) to declare the presence of permanent injuries at every stage of the procedure.
|Other important information:||
Review: They can be reviewed due to a worsening of the injuries that caused the compensation for permanent non-incapacitating injuries, without preventing the worker from applying for entitlement to permanent disability benefits arising from the corresponding contingency.
When the employer is responsible, the compensation will increase by 30 to 50%, according to how serious the infraction was.
In Catalonia the duties of the Disability Evaluation Teams (EVI), are carried out by the Catalonian Institute of Disability Evaluation, and the Disability Evaluation Commission.