Under what circumstances an employer shall not be liable to pay compensation to a worker as per Workmens Compensation Act 1923.
Under the following circumstances, an employer shall not be liable to pay any compensation. to a workman:
- When injury does not result in disablement for more than 3 days.
- When the injury, not resulting in death or permanent total disablement is due to any of the following reasons:— The workman, at the time of the accident, was under the influence of drink or drugs at the time of the accident.
— The workman willfully disobeyed an instruction expressly given or disobeyed the rules of safety, or
— Workman willfully disregards any safety guards or devices provided for safety.
- No compensation is payable under the Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923 if the workman has filed in a Civil Court, a suit for damages
against the employer or any other person.