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-insurers 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.
We are pleased to invite you to our upcoming Welcome to WorkCover WA webinar. This FREE webinar will give you an introduction to the workers’ compensation scheme in Western Australia and includes th... Read More »
Amendments to the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management (Scales of Fees) Regulations 1998 come into effect on 1 November 2020. The amendments apply a 1.83 percent increase to all medical an... Read More »
Amendments to the Act and Regulations come into effect on 12 October 2020. The amendments address a small number of priority issues in response to the COVID-19 pandemic: Establish a presumption of wor... Read More »
The State Government’s annual campaign 16 Days in WA - Stop Violence Against Women runs from 25 Nov-10 Dec. This year’s theme ‘Respect starts with you’ is a reminder that everyone has a part to play in ending domestic violence. #16DaysinWA #RespectStartsWithMe #StopTheViolence
WorkCover WA inspectors will be visiting Carnarvon from 30 November to 3 December 2020 to conduct onsite compliance visitations for employers in the primary producer industry. If you would like more information about workers’ compensation, call our Advice and Assistance line on 1300 794 744 or visit: www.workcover.wa.gov.au/employers/... See MoreSee Less
If you are an employer, you are responsible for developing a return to work plan with the goal of returning your injured worker to their pre-injury position. If you intend to dismiss the worker before this goal can be achieved, you must give 28 days’ notice to the worker and to WorkCover WA. If the worker is receiving weekly payments, you must continue to pay them, along with any rehabilitation and treatment expenses.
WorkCover WA officers will be visiting Esperance and Norseman on 18 to 20 November 2020 to provide education regarding workers’ compensation. If you would like more information or would like to meet with WorkCover WA, call our Advice and Assistance line on 1300 794 744. ... See MoreSee Less