It is especially the employees at the hospitals, which to date has reviewed a work-related injury related to the coronavirus.
shown by The updated figures from the Social Erhvervssikring (AES).
the Figures are updated 18. may. They show that a total of 242 persons have been notified of an injury at work related to coronaviruses.
Which represents employees in hospitals are the largest group. 95 staff at the hospitals has thus notified coronavirus as workers ' compensation.
The second largest group are employees in nursing homes. There are 42 reviews of cases from staff at the nursing home.
By the numbers, it appears that it primarily is the disease caused by the coronavirus, Covid-19, which are reported as workers ' compensation.
In the 171 case refers to the notification of an infectious disease. In 22, there is talk about a skin disease - for example, allergies from protective equipment - while the remaining cases are not specified.
the Notifications are sent to the AES. The AES shall determine whether an injury or a disease can be recognised as an industrial injury. In order to get recognized Covid-19 as a work-related injury, you must have got the disease in connection with his work.
minister for Employment Peter Hummelgaard (S) has previously stated that if you have been coronasmittet in virtue of his work, then it may be a work-related injury and entitled to compensation.
in Addition, the labour inspectorate issued a guidance, which coronaviruses are recognised as an industrial injury.
the AES highlights on its website examples of where Covid-19 may be a work-related injury. Here, it identifies among other things, on the nurses, which is in direct contact with the infected patients.
According to the AES count a case only in the inventory, when it is created in the system. Therefore, there is a less mørketal, since there is a delay between the notification and the creation.
Women are, according to the statement of 194 of 242 reviews. Men stands for the remaining 48.