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Labour hire

If your business provides labour or on-hire services, the insurance premium you pay will be largely based on each of your registered clients or on-hire workplaces.

The premium will be calculated using your employer performance rating and the industry rate for each of these workplaces. This provides a greater incentive for labour hire employers to improve workplace health and safety for their workers.

Your obligations are further explained in:

Summary of what you need to do

  1. Supply the following details to your WorkCover Agent in advance of each new workers' compensation policy commencing:
    • The legal name and business name of each on-hire client
    • The address of each on-hire client
    • Your head office address
  2. Upon receipt of these details, your WorkCover Agent will advise you of the appropriate industry classification to help you calculate your remuneration
  3. When you know the classification, you must advise your WorkCover Agent of the client's workplaces and the relevant remuneration
  4. Your WorkCover Agent will register these on-hire workplaces to your WorkCover insurance
  5. Once your WorkCover Agent has recorded all the relevant information, they can provide an estimate of total premium payable for the coming period

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