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The Industrial Injuries Advisory Council (IIAC) is a scientific advisory body that provides independent advice to the Secretary of State for the Department for Work and Pensions and the Department of Social Development in Northern Ireland on matters relating to Industrial Injuries benefit or its administration.
The Council's role is to advise the Secretary of State on:
The Council is a non-executive body and has no power or authority to become involved in individual cases or in the decision-making process for Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (IIDB). Enquiries about claims for IIDB should be directed to the contact centre for your region. Details can be found on the GOV.UK website
IIAC usually meets 4 times each year.
Herbert Walker Way, Southampton, SO15 1HJ
9:00am – 4:00pm
The aim of the meeting is to give members of the public, and people with a professional interest in occupational diseases, the opportunity to learn and ask questions about the Council’s work
This session will:
The Industrial Injuries Advisory Council (IIAC) is an independent scientific advisory body that provides advice to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and the Department of Social Development in Northern Ireland on matters relating to the industrial injuries scheme. In particular they give advice on which diseases, and the jobs that cause them, should be included in the scheme. The Council is formed of medical, scientific and legal experts, and representatives of employers and employed earners.
(Please note – The Council does not represent the Department for Work and Pensions and has no involvement in individual claims or decisions.)
The deadline for reserving a place is Friday 7 June 2013.
For further information, please contact: Zarina Hajee, IIAC Secretariat Tel: 020 7449 5619
It may not be possible to accept all applications if the number of requests is higher than expected.
Printable version – Notice of Industrial Injuries Advisory Council public meeting, Southampton, Thursday 27 June 2013 (17KB)