How the unhealthy addition works
Whenever a worker carries out a professional activity in which he is exposed to agents harmful to health above the tolerated limits, he is entitled to additional health insurance . In these situations, the worker is entitled to receive financial compensation, the so-called additional health insurance, which varies according to the classification of unhealthiness. That is, there are 3 degrees of insalubrity (minimum, average and maximum) and according to which the activity is found its additional will be higher or lower. To clarify your doubts about this additional, continue reading this one-way article and find out how unhealthy addition works.
Who is entitled to additional unhealthy
All workers who are exposed to agents harmful to health , above the limits of tolerance provided in Regulatory Norm 15 of the Ministry of Labor, during their working day, are entitled to additional health insurance. But it is important to note that, for an activity to be considered unhealthy, an on-site inspection must be carried out.
It is also important to note that if the conditions harmful to health are eliminated or reduced, the additional unhealthiness can be suspended or reduced. In case there is more than one unhealthiness factor, the accumulation of additional insalubrity is not allowed, in these situations it is considered the highest grade.
How to know if the activity is unhealthy
As I mentioned in the previous point, it is Regulatory Norm 15 of the Ministry of Labor that considers whether or not the activity is unhealthy, there being 3 degrees (minimum, average and maximum).
The items that are referred to in this standard and which are considered unhealthy activities are the following:
- Continuous or intermittent noise;
- Ionizing and non-ionizing radiation;
- Impact Noise;
- Heat exposure;
- Work under hyperbaric conditions;
- Chemical agents;
- Mineral dust;
- Biological agents.
Remember that for an activity to be considered unhealthy a technical expertise must be done at the site.