Safe Work Australia's key work health and safety statistics show 9% of all claims lodged in 2020–21 were mental health-related compensation claims.
An Act passed by the Victorian Government will enable workers seeking compensation for mental injuries to receive payments while waiting for their claim to be determined.
A Victorian man caught working while receiving payments from workers compensation after he injured his arm while working as a mechanic must repay $96,196.
SWA has released a report detailing workers compensation statistics from 2018–2019, revealing which occupations had the highest rate of serious claims.
A study into worker mental health problems has called on employers to provide a tailored approach to help employees achieve a sustainable return to work.
Safe Work Australia has released a snapshot of workers compensation claims related to COVID-19 up to 31 July 2020.
WorkSafe Victoria is reviewing weekly compensation payments for young workers, after an error in calculating increment dates was discovered in 2019.
Labourers have the highest rate of serious claims in the latest year of workers compensation data. We explore the report findings, including 18 years of data.
Done correctly, pre-employment functional assessments can reduce an organisation's risk of workers compensation exposure, Logic Health explains.
Career and volunteer firefighters that meet certain requirements can now access presumptive compensation for specified cancers contracted during their service.
Exposure to hazardous fumes in the workplace may be the cause of illness in more than one out of 10 people, according to new research.
A range of initiatives is being released by the NSW Government to help workplaces boost employee mental health.
A review has recently been conducted into infectious diseases acquired due to exposure in workplaces across the US.
A report detailing the differences between compensation arrangements for Australian and New Zealand workers has been published by Safe Work Australia.
As temperatures begin to rise, employers are being reminded of the dangers associated with working in heat.