All employees who are SSS members are compulsorily and automatically covered by the Employees Compensation (EC) Program. Covered employees who suffer work-connected illness or injury resulting in disability or death are entitled to EC benefits.
These benefits are:
- Income cash benefit for temporary total disability or sickness, permanent total disability, permanent partial disability and death;
- Rehabilitation services for permanent disability (in addition to monthly income cash benefits) and
- Medical and / or related services for injury or illness.