I hurt my back at work what should I do?

I hurt my back at work what should I do?

I hurt my back at work what should I do? (Vic) Work related back injuries are very common. In Victoria, recent WorkSafe Victoria data shows that around 15% of all injuries suffered at work are to the back. Here are your options if you suffer a back injury at work. Get...
Can you reopen a WorkCover claim?

Can you reopen a WorkCover claim?

Can you reopen a WorkCover claim? Yes, a WorkCover claim can be reopened. The key thing is whether you actually have an entitlement to claim something, irrespective of the time that has passed. For example, is there medical evidence to support the need for a...
Are casual employees entitled to WorkCover?

Are casual employees entitled to WorkCover?

Are casual employees entitled to WorkCover? Yes. As a casual employee in Victoria you are protected by the WorkCover scheme as a permanent worker would be. This means you can pursue a WorkCover claim just like any other permanent employee that’s injured at work....
WorkCover Vic questions and answers

WorkCover Vic questions and answers

WorkCover (Vic) questions and answers. Here’s a list of common asked WorkCover questions with answers. When to report a work related injury? If you suffer an injury, you should report the injury as soon as possible. It should be reported to your employer within...
WorkCover claim process

WorkCover claim process

The WorkCover claim process (Vic) (explained) What is WorkCover? WorkCover insurance covers the cost of any benefits if employees are injured or they become ill because of their work. It is compulsory for all Victorian employers to have WorkCover insurance, and all...