Definitions for today – What is a serious injury or illness

serious injury or illness of a person means an injury or illness requiring the person to
(a) immediate treatment as an in-patient in a hospital; or
(b) immediate treatment for—
(i) the amputation of any part of his or her body; or
(ii) a serious head injury; or
(iii) a serious eye injury; or
(iv) a serious burn; or
(v) the separation of his or her skin from an underlying tissue (such as
degloving or scalping); or
(vi) a spinal injury; or
(vii) the loss of a bodily function; or
(viii) serious lacerations; or
(c) medical treatment within 48 hours of exposure to a substance,
and includes any other injury or illness prescribed by the regulations but does not
include an illness or injury of a prescribed kind.