Lost Time Claims

Published: | Updated: May 13, 2019

Definition - What does Lost Time Claims mean?

A lost time claim occurs when a worker is absent for more than 8 days of work due to some injury, then the compensation that is paid to him under his medical insurance policy.

Safeopedia explains Lost Time Claims

A lost time claim is the compensation (financial, leave, other benefits) that is paid to a worker when he or she remains absent from the work for more than 8 working days. The individual must have a medical insurance policy to claim the lost time, otherwise the claims will not be entertained. In some cases, medical evidence is also required to check the authenticity of the injury.

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