ReturnToWorkSA announces a new Return to Work Scheme which will provide a further reduction in their insurance premium paid to provide cover for work-related accidents and injuries.
Comcare is now seeking nominations for the Comcare Work Health and Safety Awards. Entry is now open to employers and individuals operating within the Commonwealth work health and safety and/or workers’ compensation jurisdiction.
Collaborative partnership takes national approach to deliver better outcomes for workers with health conditions
The Collaborative Partnership to improve work participation has been established by Comcare and was launched on Wednesday, March 7. It is focused on aligning the various sectors of the country’s work disability system to deliver better outcomes for workers with temporary or permanent physical or mental health conditions.
The Royal Australasian College of Physicians has recently released a position statement on the benefits that good work has on people’s health and wellbeing.
Entries for the 2018 WorkSafe Tasmania Awards will open early March.
Registration is now open for this year’s North Queensland Injury Prevention and Return to Work Conference.
The winners of this year’s SafeWork NSW Awards have been announced, with top workplaces across the State being recognised for their outstanding commitment to health and safety.
Winners of this year’s Queensland Safe Work and Return to Work Awards have been announced.
Queensland’s Getting back advertising campaign was launched today with Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace reminding employers to encourage and support injured staff to recover at work.
WorkSafe is hosting the events as part of the Small Business Festival.
The seminar is held every three months to provide an introduction to the workers’ compensation scheme in Western Australia.
Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace have asked WorkCover Queensland and Workplace Health and Safety Queensland to conduct another Getting back advertising campaign, which was last done in 2015.
Comcare has launched a new Infographic outlining practical actions that supervisors and coworkers can take to support a team member following injury.
Almost 40 Queensland businesses and workers were named finalists for this year’s Safe Work and Return to Work Awards.
WorkSafe Victoria encourages individuals and businesses to submit their nominations for the 2016 WorkSafe Victoria Awards before it closes on Thursday, 30 June.
Registrations are now open for the Mental Health and Return to Work Process on Friday, 20 May 2016.
Rehabilitation case managers are invited to a forum in May 2016 to understand issues that are preventing workers from returning to work in a timely manner, discuss strategies to overcome these obstacles, and examine the fundamentals that lead to a successful return to work following an injury.
Full compensation for public service workers should also be restored, says Public Service Association
Public service workers deserve protection at work too., the Public Service Association of South Australia said in response to the news that a deal has been reached between the Police Association of South Australia and the South Australian government that will provide full workers’ compensation for injured police officers.
The Police Association of South Australia and the SA Government have reached an agreement to provide ongoing medical cover and income support for police officers who have been injured in the line of duty, who have not been able to return to work within two years of their injury.
Two workers have been convicted of fraud against the Return to Work scheme in one week.
The Safer Communities, Safer Towns event is coming to Kyogle next week to provide free safety advice to local businesses.