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15 Sep

Injury Matters – 2020 WA Falls Report

Highlighting the incidence of falls in WA and the need for additional falls prevention initiatives, Injury Matters has released the 2020 WA Falls Report. The report’s findings indicate that on avera... Read More »

10 Sep

Workplace Rehabilitation Providers Principles and Standards of Practice – Reference Group Meeting 1

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 »

02 Sep

Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Amendment Regulations 2020

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 »

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16 Sep

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.

Find out more about obtaining and keeping current an insurance policy here: www.workcover.wa.gov.au/employers/getting-an-insurance-policy/583-2/
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15 Sep

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10 Sep

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 communications@workcover.wa.gov.au.
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8 Sep

Our Insurer and Self-insurer Principles and Standards of Practice provide a cohesive set of service expectations intended to ensure a fair workers’ compensation experience for workers and employers.

Learn about the Principles and Standards and why they are so important by watching our conversations series of videos: www.workcover.wa.gov.au/service-providers/insurer-and-self-insurer-principles-and-standards-of-pr...
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3 Sep

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

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