How is an occupational accident defined for the self-employed?

An occupational accident involving a self-employed worker is one that occurs as a direct and immediate result of the work they do on their own behalf and which determines their inclusion in the special Social Security system.

Likewise, it will be an accident of work suffered by going or returning from the place of the performance of economic or professional activity.

It is understood as a place of the benefit the establishment where the self-employed worker habitually exerts his activity, provided that it does not coincide with his domicile and corresponds to the premises, ship or office declared like that of the economic activity for fiscal effects .

Accidents that occur while travelling during working hours involving the self-employed may be considered an occupational accident if it can be proven there is a relationship to the activity for which they are included in the special system.