A checklist for making a claim for a work-related death

This checklist may assist you in gathering and keeping track of the necessary documents you may need to make a claim for payments following a work-related death.


What it contains

Providing the documents described in this checklist may help the WorkSafe agent make a decision quicker. These documents include:

  • death certificate (or Interim death certificate)
  • recent joint bank statement or utility bills
  • marriage certificate (if applicable)
  • mortgage/title documents (if applicable)
  • tenancy agreement (if applicable)
  • child’s birth certificate (if applicable)

You may wish to ask a family member or friend to support you during the claims process.