Conversation series: Priority 5 and 6 – Scheme Regulation and Administration, and Records Management
Part 6 of our conversation series is now available! In this video we explore regulatory and administrative requirements and the records insurers and self-insures are obliged to maintain.
Insurer and Self-insurer Principles and Standards of Practice
WorkCover WA released the Insurer and Self-insurer Principles and Standards of Practice with the expectation insurers and self-insurers will introduce, improve and implement them from 1 July 2020.
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Educational videos available
WorkCover WA’s educational videos provide a quick overview of key processes and information for stakeholders relating to workers’ compensation in Western Australia. Click the image to be directed to the ‘Educational videos’ page.
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Following a consultative process and a call for expressions of interest, WorkCover WA is pleased to announce the reference group members overseeing the development of the Workplace Rehabilitation Prov... Read More »
On 7 April 2020 and in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic the Director issued a Notice which enabled parties to lodge Memoranda of Agreement via e-mail. Section 92(f) Deeds and Common Law applications ... Read More »
If you are an employer, you are legally required to hold workers’ compensation insurance. Unlike other types of insurance, workers’ compensation insurance does not automatically renew. Make a note in your calendar to follow-up with your insurer or broker if you have not received your policy renewal at least a month before it is due to expire.
WorkCover WA officers will be visiting Bunbury from 29 September to 1 October 2020 to conduct compliance checks and provide education regarding workers’ compensation.
It is important to remember: • employers in WA must have workers’ compensation insurance • workers’ compensation insurance does not automatically renew each year • public liability insurance is not the same as workers’ compensation insurance • employers require insurance cover for family members paid to work in the business • contractors and sub-contractors can be ‘workers’ and insurance cover is required • ‘business insurance packages’ arranged through insurers or brokers often exclude workers’ compensation liability. It is important to check which insurance products are included in the package • employers must have an Injury Management System available to workers which explains the steps to take if there is an injury in the workplace
WorkCover WA welcomes the opportunity to meet with you to answer any questions you may have in relation to workers’ compensation. If you would like to meet with WorkCover WA, please email Communications & Education at email@example.com. ... See MoreSee Less
The Settlements & Common Law module of WorkCover WA Online now facilitates online lodgement of completed and scanned Memoranda of Agreement in addition to the existing functionality enabling lodgement of Section 92(f) Deeds and Common Law applications. Amendments to the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Regulations 1982 support the online functionality. ... See MoreSee Less