New edition of the WorkCover WA Guidelines for the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment

WorkCover WA has issued the WorkCover WA Guidelines for the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, fourth edition (the Guidelines) with an operational date of 1 December 2016.

The Guidelines are used by Approved Medical Specialists (AMS) when performing an evaluation of permanent impairment under the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981.

A copy of the Guidelines and supporting documentation, including a summary of changes from the third edition, can be found here.

Information sessions

WorkCover WA is conducting information sessions in the new Guidelines on the following dates:

Session # Date Session time
1 23 November 2016 (Wed) 9.00am – 11:30am
2 23 November 2016 (Wed) 6:30pm – 9:00pm
3 24 November 2016 (Thurs) 6:00pm – 8:30pm

Priority registrations are currently open to AMS.

Registrations for non-AMS stakeholders will be open from 1 November 2016. Details about how to register will be available on the WorkCover WA website on 1 November 2016.

Page last updated: 18 October 2016 at 11:30 am

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