Berjaya Sompo is one of the panel insurance companies appointed and approved by the Ministry of Human Resources to underwrite the Foreign Workers Compensation Scheme (FWCS).
This scheme provides compensation to foreign workers for injuries sustained due to accident which arises out of or in the course of employment or if death results from the accident.
All employers are required by the Act to insure their foreign workers, otherwise they are guilty of an offence and shall be liable, on conviction, to a fine not exceeding RM20,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 2 years or both.
|Coverage||During Working Hours||Off Working Hours|
|Death||Maximum RM 25,000||Maximum RM 23,000|
|Permanent Total Disablement||Maximum RM 23,000 as per Workman Compensation Act||Maximum RM 23,000 as per Workman Compensation Act|
|Permanent Partial Disablement||As per Workman Compensation Act||As per Workman Compensation Act|
|Temporary Disablement||As per Workman Compensation Act||As per Workman Compensation Act|
|Hospitalization & Medical Expenses||As per Workman Compensation Act||As per Workman Compensation Act|
|Repatriation Due to Death and Permanent Total Disablement||Up to RM 4,800.00||RM 4,800.00|