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A nation’s ability to generate sustainable economic growth and thrive is inherently linked to the health of its population. Alongside skills and education, a country must invest in the physical and mental well-being of its workforce to facilitate meaningful socio-economic development.


From South Africa’s bustling urban hubs to its rural heartlands, workers from across the rainbow nation are integral to driving the success of diverse sectors. As the country commemorates Worker’s Day, it’s important to recognise the dedication of employees in shaping and sustaining the country’s growth trajectory, collectively forming the cornerstone upon which the nation’s prosperity is built.

This week marked the start of the African Mining Indaba in Cape Town, an illustrious annual event that brings together industry leaders and key stakeholders from around the world in the mining industry. Coincidentally, the Mining Indaba is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year as South Africa commemorates three decades since the advent of democracy.

Setting to promote a safer working environment and honour exceptional efforts in occupational health and safety (OHS), Rand Mutual Assurance (RMA) has unveiled an extensive Prevention Programme, marking a bold step towards prioritising the safety, health and well-being of workers in the critical metals industry.


MoneyCare is a consumer education program that is passionate about helping the public as well as Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases (COID) beneficiaries better manage their money and their lump-sum payouts in order to create future wealth for themselves and their families.


Entrepreneurship is critical to RMA’s Social Impact Strategy. Over R58 million has been allocated to supplier and enterprise development in South Africa

Diversity and inclusion is one of the most important pillars of RMA’s Social Impact Strategy.


RMA will officially open the newly renovated, world-class Welkom Sub-Acute Rehabilitation Hospital in October 2021 after R25 Million upgrades

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RMA has committed R125 million over a period of 10 years to responsible investing, uplifting owner-managed and black-owned businesses in South Africa.

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Skills development underpins RMA’s Social Impact Strategy. Over 250 persons with disabilities benefit from our Vocational Rehabilitation Programme.

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Award-winning personal finance coach, Mapalo Makhu, ran a successful financial education campaign as part of RMA's Social Impact Strategy.


Rand Mutual Assurance funding Covid-19 vaccinations for South African workers and pensioners without medical cover. Register for your vaccination here


The Compensation Fund, Rand Mutual Assurance (RMA), and The Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company (RF) Proprietary Limited have together contributed R1,35 billion towards funding vaccination costs for uninsured workers

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COID or 'Workman's Compensation' provides coverage of workers injured or contracting ailments during their jobs.


RMA has officially moved from 22 and 23 Wellington Road to a new office building located at no 10 St Andrews Road, Parktown Johannesburg. RMA’s head office operations previously were spread between two buildings.


This notice addresses occupationally-acquired COVID-19 resulting from single or multiple exposures to confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the workplace or after an official trip to high-risk countries or areas in a previously COVID-19 free individual.


We are delighted to announce that Mandla Shezi has assumed office as RMA’s new Chief Executive Officer on 1 July 2020, taking over from former CEO Jay Singh, who has retired at the end of June.


Understandably, the outbreak of the pandemic has led to business interruptions countrywide. As we are nearing the end of Alert Level 4 of the Lockdown and are preparing for Alert Level 3, as of 01 June 2020, some businesses will be opening their doors for full operations.


We hope that you and your loved ones have been keeping safe and well over the past weeks. The COVID 19 pandemic is evolving and further affecting the lives and livelihoods of thousands of people and families locally and globally.


In January 2020 the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of a new coronavirus disease in Hubei Province, China to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. WHO stated there is a high risk of the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) spreading to other countries around the world.