Does my employer need to pay for my insurance if I am dong manual labor?

I was hired by a company that requires me to do manual labor, however I am not insured. Accidents happen in all places and my job makes me susceptible to this accidents and I am afraid that I would not be compensated if in case such a thing happens. Isn't my employer required to provide insurance for work injury? If they are required, what would be their penalty for not giving me one?

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    This act is unacceptable because your employer is required to buy work injury compensation insurance for all employees doing manual work, regardless of salary level.and all employees doing non-manual work, earning $1,600 or less a month. They must have insurance for both local and foreign employees. Failure to provide adequate insurance is an offence carrying a fine of up to $10,000 or jail of up to 12 months, or both.

    2020.03.24 15:44

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