You might get Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (IIDB) if you became ill or are disabled because of an accident or disease either:
- at work
- on an approved employment training scheme or course
The amount you may get depends on your individual circumstances.
What you’ll get:
The level of your disability will affect the amount of benefit you may get. This will be assessed by a ‘medical advisor’ on a scale of 1 to 100%.
Normally you must be assessed as 14% disabled or more to get the benefit.
All amounts are a guide only.
To see what you may be entitled to please click here
Am I Eligible?
You may be able to claim Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (IIDB) if:
- you were employed when the accident or event happened
- you were on an approved employment training scheme or course when the accident or event happened
- the work accident or event that caused your illness or disability happened in England, Scotland or Wales
To find out more visit gov.uk/industrial-injuries-disablement-benefit/eligibility
How do I claim?
You’ll need to fill in and post a claim form.
The form comes with notes that:
- help you fill it in
- tell you where to send it
Download and print a claim form by clicking here
To find out more visit gov.uk/industrial-injuries-disablement-benefit-further-information
If you are unsure whether or not you qualify for industrial injuries disablement benefit please contact your local Citizens Advice