Appendix 1: Context and relevant provisions - Standard 9 - reduction in payments of compensation

Standard 9 - Reduction in payments of compensation.

Workers need to be kept informed about their claim, particularly in circumstances where their entitlements are to be stepped down due to the application of the legislation.

Where the workers compensation legislation provides for a reduction in weekly payments of compensation, insurers are required to provide affected workers with sufficient notification to prepare for the change in their weekly payments of compensation.