The number of workplace injuries in Victoria has fallen to a new record low, according to data released today by WorkSafe Victoria in its 2016/17 annual report.
A crowd controller who received almost $190,000 in compensation benefits for a workplace injury while continuing to work was this week convicted of fraud in Heidelberg Magistrates’ court.
Statement by Chief Executive Clare Amies:
Today the Ombudsman handed down her report into the Management of Complex Compensation Claims in Victoria and WorkSafe’s Oversight.
Almost 130 businesses and individuals were fined a record amount by the Victorian courts in 2015-16 for breaching OHS laws.
WorkSafe Victoria has today announced a new agent panel to manage workplace injury insurance claims and premium collection from 1 July 2016.
The rate of injuries in Victorian workplaces has reached a new record low, according to the half-yearly results released yesterday by WorkSafe Victoria.
The Victorian workers compensation system is in a sound financial position, according to the 2014/15 results released today by WorkSafe Victoria.
WorkSafe Victoria is today celebrating 30 years since Victoria’s modern workers compensation scheme was established.
Injured workers and their employers will be able to access guidance material around compensation more conveniently thanks to WorkSafe Victoria’s new claims app.
A major public awareness campaign about the importance of helping injured workers get back to work was launched on Sunday.
The rate of injuries in Victorian workplaces has reached a new record low, according to the half-yearly results released today by WorkSafe Victoria.
Understanding the benefits of the new Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013 (WIRC Act) will be one of the key topics at employer education workshops being held across Victoria from this week.
- Record low safety results
- Continued strong financial sustainability
- Positive trends for return to work
The brightest and best from the five insurance agents committed to supporting and serving Victoria’s injured workers were honoured at a ceremony in Melbourne last night.
A record low rate of workplace injuries and ongoing improvements in scheme management have helped deliver a sound 2012/13 financial result for WorkSafe Victoria.