Accident and Injury Notification

These Information Sheets will tell you what you need to know and what you need to do regarding accident and injury and notification.

The ‘What You Need To Know’ Information Sheet sets out which accidents, incidents and injuries require immediate notification to WorkCover and non-serious incident notification to WorkCover.

It also has information on the requirements for employers regarding accidents and injuries and the law surrounding workplace accident and injury notification. The ‘What Employers and Insurance Companies Need To Do’ Information Sheet contains information on employers’ and insurance companies’ responsibilities.

The ‘What Employees Need To Do’ Information Sheet sets out employees’ rights and responsibilities as well as providing a checklist of what to do in the event of an accident.

These Information Sheets can be used in conjunction with the UnionSafe Workers Compensation FactSheets.

These Information Sheets are recommended as a guide only and are not a substitute for professional or legal advice.

If you need clarification or further advice please consult your Union for further information.

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