ESIC Circular On Review Of Old Accident Cases

Posted On - 16 September, 2023 • By - King Stubb & Kasiva

The ESIC in its circular dated August 10, 2023 has issued internal instructions to review all pending Accident Reports and take necessary action to dispose of such pending cases. The circular further mentions that in case of non-production of records by the employer, necessary legal action may be taken against the wilful defaulting employers in accordance with the provisions under the ESI Act,1948, ESI (Central) Rules, 1950 & ESI (General) Regulations, 1950, if required, after completing all necessary formalities. However, the prosecution action against the employers may be taken only in exceptional cases and not as a routine matter.