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30 Mar

COVID-19 Workers’ Compensation Claim Impacts

The impacts associated with government measures to address the spread of COVID-19 will affect how existing workers’ compensation claims are managed. The possible impacts on workers’ compensation a... Read More »

26 Mar

COVID-19 CAS Services Update

Conciliation Conciliation services are continuing uninterrupted via use of WorkCover WA online and telephone conferences. In most cases, an extension of 8 weeks will be approved by the Director Concil... Read More »

26 Mar

COVID-19 Workers Compensation Information for Employers

Financial Capacity of Employers to Insure and Pay Compensation to Workers The economic impacts associated with government measures to address the spread of COVID-19 will materially affect the financia... Read More »

2 Apr

An employer was recently fined $1,300 for failing to produce wage records to a WorkCover WA inspector. WorkCover WA investigates non-compliance with the Act. Failing to cooperate with an inspector’s inquiries, verbally or in writing, may lead to penalties. More information about the penalties for non-compliance is at ... See MoreSee Less

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23 Mar

Did you know technicians and trades workers, labourers and community and personal service workers were the top three occupations for lost-time workers’ compensation claims in 2018/19? Have a read of our Scheme Trends brochure for more information about claims by occupation and other topics including injury and disease attributes, injury management and claims lodgement ... See MoreSee Less

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16 Mar

If you are a worker waiting for a decision on your workers’ compensation claim, you are typically responsible for paying medical treatment and other related costs. Your employer does not typically pay for these. If your claim is accepted, your employer will then reimburse you up to the recommended amount set by WorkCover WA. Keep copies of any invoices and receipts and pass them to your employer if your claim is accepted. ... See MoreSee Less

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9 Mar

Do your workers know what to do or who to notify if they are injured at work?

WorkCover WA has produced an A3 ‘Injured at work’ poster for employers to print and display in their workplace
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