Compensation for Non-disabling Permanent Lesions
It seeks to provide financial compensation due to injuries, mutilations and deformities of a permanent nature caused by a work-related injury or occupational disease that, although not constituting permanent disability, lead to a reduction or alteration in the physical integrity of the worker provided they are included in the classification established for that purpose.
Workers included in the Social Security System who have coverage for occupational contingencies and who meet the relevant requirements.
The worker must be:
The amounts that correspond to the application of the threshold are paid by the managing entity or the Social Security mutual society partner that is required to pay permanent disability benefits derived from a work-related injury or occupational disease.
|Incompatibilities / Compatibilities:||
The benefit is incompatible with financial benefits for permanent disability, except in cases in which injuries, mutilations or deformities are completely independent from the ones that were taken into consideration when declaring the permanent disability.
It is compatible with income obtained as a result of employment, even when at the same company.
The provincial directorate of the INSS or of the ISM, as applicable, will issue a ruling in a maximum period of 135 days.
The documentation that must be submitted is listed in the application form.
|Where it is processed:||
At the provincial directorate of the INSS or of the ISM where the interested party is domiciled.
|Other important information:||
Review: Reviews may be carried out should the injuries that caused compensation for non-disabling injuries worsen, without preventing the worker from applying for entitlement to permanent disability benefits deriving from the corresponding contingency.
When the employer is responsible, the compensation will increase from 30% to 50%, depending on the seriousness of the infraction.
In Catalonia the duties of the EVI fall to the Catalan Institute for Disability Assessment and the Disability Evaluation Commission.