IP is eligible to get a medical certificate from his Insurance Medical Officer for the following events.
- Sickness :- As per Section 2(20) of ESI Act, sickness is defined as the condition which require medical treatment, attendance and necessitates abstention from work. The Insurance Medical Officer can issue a certificate only when both these conditions are satisfied.
- Employment Injury:- Employees who suffer employment injury or occupational disease, he is eligible to get a medical certificate
- Confinement:- For a period of 84 days of which not more than 6 weeks shall precede the expected date of confinement.
- Miscarriage:- for a period of 42 days.