Part 5 of our conversation series is now available! In this video we explore the policies and practices expected of insurers to ensure the workers’ compensation underwriting process is fair and transparent.
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.
Released today, part 5 of our Insurer and Self-Insurer Principles and Standards of Practice conversation series which explores Priority 4 – Underwriting. The Principles and Standards provide a cohes... Read More »
Released today, part 4 of our Insurer and Self-Insurer Principles and Standards of Practice conversation series which explores Priority 3 – Injury Management. The Principles and Standards provide a ... Read More »
Unless COVID-19 restrictions are in place, the next Welcome to WorkCover WA seminar will be held on 25 August 2020 from 9.30am to 11.30am at WorkCover WA in Shenton Park. These seminars are held quart... Read More »
The Welcome to WorkCover WA Seminar is an event hosted by WorkCover WA based on stakeholder demand. It provides an introduction to the workers’ compensation scheme in WA and all interested parties are welcome to attend. Topics include: How the scheme operates Legislation and premium rates Claims process and statistics...Read More » August 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 amView Event »
Unless COVID-19 restrictions are in place, the next Welcome to WorkCover WA seminar will be held on 25 August 2020 from 9.30am to 11.30am at WorkCover WA in Shenton Park.
These seminars are held quarterly to provide stakeholders with an introduction to the workers’ compensation scheme in Western Australia, and topics include: • How the scheme operates • Legislation and premium rates • Claims process and statistics • Regulating workers’ compensation • Key obligations of employers • Dispute resolution • Injury management and return to work.
The seminar will also provide an opportunity for attendees to ask questions on these topics.
To register for the event, click the link below. Registrations are essential and spaces are limited!
An employer was recently fined $18,000 for failing to produce wage records to a WorkCover WA inspector. WorkCover WA investigates non-compliance with the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981 (WA). Failing to cooperate with an inspector’s inquiries, verbally or in writing, may lead to penalties.
WorkCover WA’s online chat service is available Monday to Friday during business hours through the WorkCover WA website. Our Communications & Education team operate this service and are happy to chat with you to answer any questions you have about workers’ compensation. ... See MoreSee Less