Workers compensation insurance covers your business for costs that might follow a workplace related injury or disease. These costs can include weekly and lump sum payments, medical, hospital and rehabilitation expenses, and return to work costs.
Our role in policies and claims
A brief explanation of the workers compensation insurance system and our role as regulator.
Getting a policy
How to get a workers compensation policy and what to take into consideration. Also includes information on what a policy covers you for and how to cancel a policy if you need to.
Explains your claims obligations which include reporting the injury to your insurer (and SafeWork NSW in some cases) and helping your worker to return to work if possible.
Return to work programs
A return to work program is the formal policy that outlines how the business helps injured workers recover at work. This page includes a standard template and guidelines you can use to develop your own return to work program.
You are required to give your worker the opportunity to recover at work by providing suitable work. This page has information to help you do this and what to do if that's not possible.