Racing Industry Accident Benefit Scheme – REMINDER

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Just a quick reminder that you are entitled to four weeks pay following an accident.

British Horseracing Authority Rules of Racing

Racing staff who are off work as a result of accidental injury arising out of and whilst carrying out duties for a licensed trainer including bone fide journeys between normal place of residence and place of work shall receive from their employer their usual weekly wage pro rata for a period of one month’s injury absence in any one year including the first three days of absence.

A claim for benefit should be made as soon as soon as possible to the Racing Industry Accident Benefit Scheme (RIABS) within three months of the accident. The scheme does not cover race riding accidents or accidents which occur whilst on or travelling to and from a racecourse when engaged to ride (in this instance refer to the Professional Riders Insurance Scheme (PRIS) tel. 01935 891974


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