External guideline #15: Definitions and business rules for incidence of injury and cost of claims analyses

Information on how WorkSafe assesses the performance of self-insuring workplaces.


What it contains

WorkSafe looks at employers’ history of injuries and claims when determining whether they are ‘fit and proper’ to be a self-insurer. This applies both when an employer is initially applying for self-insurance, and during reviews.

Since every industry has different risk factors, WorkSafe sets out benchmarks and indicators for each industry. This document outlines what ‘incidence of injury and cost of claims analysis’ is and what data WorkSafe uses to compare you to industry standards.

It also contains a glossary that explains the meaning of relevant terms.