Equipment and workplace modification program

This program provides funding for workplace equipment or modifications that you (the worker) remain at work with your pre-injury employer or start work with a new employer.

What is it?

This program is only available for people injured in a work related accident.

After a workplace injury, you may need equipment or modifications to help you recover at work or start work with a new employer.

Equipment and workplace modifications can be specific to your functional requirements or necessary for you to start a new role.

Read the equipment and workplace modification program guidance material for more information.


You are eligible if you:

  • are receiving or entitled to receive weekly workers compensation payments when the program commences
  • haven’t accepted a commutation or work injury damages settlement
  • have used your entitlement to new employment assistance – if starting work with a new employer.

How to apply

Speak to your workplace rehabilitation provider, or insurer case manager about using the equipment and workplace modification program.

They will:

For information on what to do when a request for a recover at work program has not been approved read the Appeal process for workers fact sheet.