ZURICH Insurance Malaysia Berhad has been appointed by the Ministry of Human Resources to
exclusively administer the Insurance Scheme to provide coverage for employment
accidents to foreign workers as provided under Section 26(2) of the Workmen's
Compensation Act 1952. Whereas Koo
the authorised agency of ZURICH Insurance Malaysia Berhad to provide this insurance scheme direct to employers.
All employers are therefore required
by the Act to insure all their foreign workers under the Insurance Scheme known
as "FOREIGN WORKERS COMPENSATION SCHEME" (FWCS) with ZURICH Insurance
The FWCS also provides coverage for
Repatriation Expenses and Personal Accident outside working hours.