Miroslaw Czapka1, Urszula Kontny2, Violetta Kozik3
1University of Economics and Administration in Bytom,
2Technical University of Opole in Opole,
3Higher School of Economics and Administration in Bytom
The characteristics concerning the law regulation of occupational accidents and occupational diseases and the principles governing the process of compensation as a consequence of these events in the Czech Republic are included in the article. The content of the article is divided into: introduction, occupational accidents, occupational diseases, compensation for work accidents or occupational diseases as well as a summary. It is important that the referred regulations are specific to the Czech Republic and fundamentally different from the rules adopted in this field in other countries.
Key words: occupational accident, occupational disease, compensation for accident at work or occupational disease