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Serious accident at work


An accident which results in serious bodily harm, such as loss of sight, hearing, speech, ability to procreate, other bodily harm or health-related problems, which disrupts primary bodily functions or results in an incurable and life-threatening disease, permanent mental illness, a permanent, total or significant incapacity for work in the occupation, or a permanent significant disfigurement or distortion of the body.

  • Act of 30 October 2002 on Social Insurance in respect of Accidents at Work and Occupational Disease
    Place of publication: (Dz. U. z 2022 r. poz. 2189)

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