Injury & Claims
WorkSafe provides a range of benefits to injured workers, for life if required, regardless of who was at fault. Benefits can include:
- weekly compensation
- ambulance transport
- hospital treatment
- medical and paramedical treatment
- attendant care and home help
- lump sum payments.
Where death occurs as a result of a work-related injury or illness, support is provided for dependants in the form of lump sum and periodic pension payments, counselling for immediate family members and funeral expenses. WorkSafe benefits are indexed in accordance with Average Weekly Earnings (AWE) or the Consumer Price Index (CPI).