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Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit

This is a weekly benefit payable to those who have had an injury at work, or who are ill as a result of their work or work environment. You must have a medical assessment as part of the claim process and the amount of money you receive will depend on the severity of your condition. IIDB includes Disablement Benefit, Reduced Earnings Allowance and Retirement Allowance.

Who can apply

This benefit is aimed at the long-term ill and disabled. 

You may qualify for this benefit if you have had an injury at work, or who are ill as a result of their work or work environment. Any monies you may be entitled to will depend on your particular circumstances. 

How to apply

  • Visit the GOV.UK website to download an application form
  • Phone the Industrial Injuries Benefit Helpline on 0800 1218379.

Further information

Visit the GOV.UK indutrial injuries pages

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