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Qualifications for Applying Various Subsidies and Standards for Subsidies Last Modified:2014-09-16
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1. Occupational Disease Living Allowance 
  (1) Qualifications for Application: For those persons who are sheltered or settled by the related programs subsidized by governmental authorities.
    a. Expiration of injury or sickness benefits of the labor insurance occupational accident or applying for disability benefits.
    b. After diagnosing by medical doctors as suffering from occupational diseases and have lost partial or total working abilities.
  (2) Standards for Subsidies:
    For those workers whose status of impairments is consistent with degree 1 to degree 15 as listed in the Table to Assess the Degree of Disability and Benefits Payment of Labor Insurance, and have lost total working abilities, a living allowance of N.T. $1,800 to 8,200 per month shall be paid in accordance with the degrees of their disabilities.
2. Disability Living Allowance
  (1) Qualifications for Application:
    a. Expiration of injury or sickness benefits of the labor insurance occupational accident.
    b. After diagnosing by medical doctors as losing partial or total working abilities.
    c. Their status of physical residual impairments is consistent with the items on degree 1 to degree 7 as listed in the Table to Assess the Degree of Disability and Benefits Payment  of Labor Insurance.
  (2) Standards for Subsidies:
    For those workers whose status of impairments is consistent with degree 1 to degree 7 as listed in the Table to Assess the Degree of Disability and Benefits Payment of Labor Insurance and have lost partial or total working abilities, a living allowance of N.T. $5,850 to 8,200 per month shall be paid in accordance with the degrees of their disabilities.
3. Vocational Training Living Allowance
  (1) Qualifications for Application:
    a. For those workers who are suffering from occupational accidents and diseases and after diagnosing by medical doctors as losing partial working abilities.
    b. Their status of physical residual impairments is consistent with the items on degree 2 to degree 15 as listed in the Table to Assess the Degree of Disability and Benefits Payment of Labor Insurance.
    c. Having taken part in the vocational training programs as provided or delegated by the governmental authorities, or those training institutions registered by the governments and their total training hours exceed 100 hours per month.
    d. Have not received other subsidized training allowance, occupational disease living allowance or disability living allowance during their training periods.
  (2) Standards for Subsidies:
    For those workers whose status of impairments is consistent with degree 2 to degree 15 as listed in the Table to Assess the Degree of Disability and Benefits Payment of Labor Insurance and have lost partial working abilities, a living allowance of N.T. $14,050 per month shall be paid in accordance with the degrees of disabilities during their training periods.
4. Assistance Equipment Subsidy
  (1) Qualifications for Application:
    a. Suffering from occupational accidents and diseases.
    b. Having residual physical impairments and after diagnosing by medical doctors or reviewing by other professionals as having to use assisting equipment.
    c. Have not received the same kind of assistance equipment pursuant to other statutes and administrative regulations.
  (2) Standards for Subsidies:
    a. The categories of assisting equipment, the amounts of subsidies, the minimum years of use, and the objects and qualifications of the subsidies shall be determined and processed in accordance with the stipulations of the Standardized List of Assistance Equipment Subsidy for Workers Suffering from Occupational Accidents and Diseases.
    b. Except for artificial ears, braille display and desktop viewer(CCTV), the number of the assisting equipment is limited to 4 items per year and the maximum dollar amount is limited to N.T. $ 60,000 per year.
5. Nursing Subsidy
  (1) Qualifications for Application:
    a. Suffering from occupational accidents and diseases and after diagnosing by medical doctors as losing working abilities for life.
    b. In need of constant medical cares and are supervised closely by professional personnel, or in need of help in required daily living activities in order to sustain life.
    c. For those workers whose status of impairments is consistent with the series of mental and nervous impairments, the series of organic impairments in chests and abdomens, and degrees 1 and 2 impairment standards of the loss of respiration functions of bodies and dermas as listed in the Table to Assess the Degree of Disability and Benefits Payment of Labor Insurance.
    d. Have not received related allowance pursuant to other statutes and administrative regulations.
  (2) Standards for Subsidies:
    For those qualified to receive these subsidies, an allowance of N.T. $ 11,700 per month shall be paid.
6. Survivor's Subsidy
  (1) Qualifications for Application:
    a. For those workers who died from occupational accidents and diseases and they have spouses, children or parents under their care while they still alive.
    b. Their family livelihoods have encountered hardship.
  (2) Standards for Subsidies:
    For those workers died from occupational accidents and diseases, a lump sum amount of N.T. $ 100,000 shall be paid to their household members.
7. Occupational Disease Living Allowance for Those Workers Withdrawing from Labor Insurance Program
  (1) Qualifications for Application:
    a. The insured persons of the Labor Insurance Program have left their jobs and withdrawn from the Program after the implementation of the Act.
    b. After diagnosing by medical doctors as suffering from occupational diseases that are traceable to be within the effective coverage periods of the Labor Insurance program.
    c. Have physical residual impairments and cannot perform work continually.
    d. Have not applied for other disability payments due to the identical diseases.
  (2) Standards for Subsidies:
    For those workers whose status of impairments is consistent with degree 1 to degree 15 as listed in the Table to Assess the Degree of Disability and Benefits Payment of Labor Insurance, and have lost total working abilities, a living allowance of N.T $1,800 to 8,200 per month shall be paid in accordance with their disabilities.
8. Disability Grant
  (1) Qualifications for Application:
    a. For those workers who have not joined the Labor Insurance program but suffered from occupational accidents and diseases.
    b. After the termination of medical treatments, the status of their physical residual impairments is consistent with the items and payment standards of degree 1 to degree 10 as listed in the Table to Assess the Degree of Disability and Benefits Payment of Labor Insurance.
    c. Their employers have not paid disability compensations pursuant to Article 59 of the Labor Standards Act.
  (2) Standards for Subsidies:
    a. After their degrees of disabilities and standards for subsidies are determined and processed, a lump sum payment shall be made in accordance with the related items of impairments, taking into consideration of the degrees of disabilities of physical parts of the workers concerned, under the Table to Assess the Degree of Disability and Benefits Payment of Labor Insurance and its Supplemental and Additional Review Standards.
    b. Disability Grant are classified into 10 levels. For those workers who are disabled due to occupational accidents and diseases, they shall be additionally paid 50 percent in accordance with the degrees of disabilities and payment standards the Table to Assess the Degree of Disability and Benefits Payment of Labor Insurance. The disability grant are paid according to the minimum monthly labor insurance salary in the months those occupational incidents occurred. The minimum is 330 days while the maximum is 1,800 days.
    c. If the employers have already paid disability compensations pursuant to Article 59 of the Labor Standards Act, the amounts shall be deducted.
9. Death Grant
  (1) Qualifications for Application:
    a. For those workers who have not joined the Labor Insurance Program but died from occupational accidents and diseases, and have spouses, children, parents, grandparents or grandchildren, brothers and sisters under their direct and special care.
    b. Their employers have not paid death compensations pursuant to Article 59 of the Labor Standards Act.
    c. Those grandchildren, brothers or sisters under direct and special care mean they do not have abilities to earn gainful life and cannot sustain their livelihoods, and were under the direct and special care of the deceased workers suffering from occupational accidents and diseases while they still alive.
  (2) Standards for Subsidies:
    a. For those deceased workers without statutory relatives: A lump sum payment equivalent to five minimum monthly labor insurance salary as subsidies for burial shall be paid.
    b. For those deceased workers with spouses, children, parents, grandparents, or grandchildren, brothers and sisters under their direct and special care, in addition to the above-mentioned five-month subsidies for burial, a lump sum amount equivalent to forty minimum monthly labor insurance salary as subsidies for survivors shall be paid.
10. Subsidies for the Prevention of Occupational Accidents and the Rehabilitation of Workers Suffering from Occupational Accidents
  (1) Qualifications for Application:
   
Items Qualifications for Application

Research on Occupational Accidents Prevention of Occupational Diseases

  1. For those units that are filing applications, they shall be colleges or universities, or institutions engaging in the research on occupational accidents.
  2. For those personnel who are presiding over research projects, they shall be professors, associate professors, or other professional experts with the equivalent qualifications and have at least over three years of teaching or research experience. In addition, they are also required to have planning and coordinating capabilities to preside and execute large-scale research projects on the research on occupational accidents or the prevention of occupational diseases.

Training of Doctors Handling Occupational Diseases

  1. For those units that are filing applications, they shall be national associations of medical experts, or colleges or universities with medical departments or graduate institutes, and with affiliated hospitals that provide out-patient clinical services for occupational diseases.
  2. For those personnel who are presiding over the research projects, they shall be professors, associate professors, or other professional experts with the equivalent qualifications and have at least over three years of teaching or research experience in the fields of professional medicines. In addition, they are also required to have capabilities to preside and execute large-scale programs for training of medical doctors.
Training for Nursing Personnel for Occupational Health
  1. For those units that are filing applications, they shall be national federations of various related associations of nursing personnel, or colleges or universities with departments or graduate institutes of nursing.
  2. For those personnel who are presiding over the research projects, they shall be professors or associate professors with at least over three years of teaching or research experience in the fields of nursing. In addition, they are also required to have capacities to preside and execute large-scale programs for training of nursing personnel.
The Improvement of Safety and Health Facilities; The Establishment of the Management System; and the Promotion of Mechanical Substance Safety System
  1. For those units that is filing applications, they shall be institutes that are engaging in related technical and professional business activities.
  2. For those personnel who are presiding over the programs, they shall pass the High Examination for national professionals and technicians with related expertise on safety and health matters, or have been engaging in safety and health educational training with practical experiences for over ten years and with outstanding records.
Training Programs for Labor Safety and Health
  1. For those units that are filing applications, they shall be vocational training institutions that are established pursuant to related statutes, or those business entities, related governmental authorities, or groups and associations that are cooperating with vocational training institutions to provide these training programs.
  2. With adequate training facilities and equipment and wholesome teaching staff and manpower.
  3. For those personnel who are presiding over the programs, they shall pass the High Examination for national professionals and technicians with related expertise on safety and health matters, or have been engaging in safety and health educational training with practical experiences for over ten years and with outstanding records.
Promotion of the Awareness on Labor Safety and Health
  1. For those units that are filing applications, they shall be groups or associations organized pursuant to the related statutes.
  2. For those personnel who are presiding over the programs, they shall pass the High Examination for national professionals and technicians with related expertise on safety and health matters or have been engaging in the promotion of awareness on safety and health with practical experiences for over five years and with outstanding records.
Occupational Rehabilitation of Workers Suffering from Occupational Accidents and Diseases
  1. For those units that are filing applications, they shall be vocational Training Institutions established pursuant to the related statutes.
  2. Those social welfare institutions or medical institutions that are evaluated and approved by the competent authorities of the municipal cities or counties (cities), together with the competent authorities in charge of social welfare and public health matters, and are regarded as having the capabilities to manage vocational training programs for disabled persons.
Evaluation of Occupational Assistance for Workers Suffering from Occupational Accidents and Diseases
  1. For those units that are filing applications, they shall be employment service institutions established pursuant to the related statues.

  2. Their facilities shall be consistent with the requirements of Standards for Facilities of the Employment Service Institutions for Disabled Persons.

11. Assistance Facilities Subsidy
  (1) Objects of Subsidies:
For those business entities that participate in  the Labor Insurance Program and hire at least one employee suffering from either occupational accident or diseases, to provided him (or her) with necessary assisting facilities to improve working performance.
  (2) Scopes of Subsidies:
    a. The subsidiary includes working environment improvement, equipment, or any on-side facility, which can recover, maintain, and strengthen the workability of disabled employee.
    b. The subsidiary is not applied for 1) public buildings, places, and transportations classified according to the article 57 of People with Disabilities Right Protection Act  2) non-job related assisting facilities.
  (3) Standards for Subsidies:
    For each business entity, the total subsidiary amount shall not exceed N.T. $ 200,000 every year.

 

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