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9.1.14 Toe impairment

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Toe impairments which compensated under this element of the Table of Injuries in the 1930 Act are:

Nature of Injury

%

Loss of great toe

20

Loss of any other toe

8

Loss of two phalanges or joints of any other toe

7

Loss of phalanx or joint of great toe

10

Loss of phalanx or joint of any other toe

6

Note that certain losses affecting toes are covered under other descriptions:

loss of foot: 'Leg and Foot Impairments', see above.

Note that the loss of a left toe is a separate injury from loss of the right toe and both losses are compensated by a lump sum.

Loss includes permanent loss of use

Loss of a toe includes the permanent loss of the efficient use of the toe (LOEU) because of the effect of S12(6) of the 1930 Act. For a more detailed discussion of LOEU see below.

Historical Rate Increases – 1930 Act

A table that sets out the dates of rate increases and the applicable maximum amount of compensation can be found earlier in this section.