External guideline #21: Employer commencement as a self-insurer

This document outlines the responsibilities of self-insurer employees, particularly around tail claims.


What it contains

Once you have been initially approved as an insurer, you will have certain obligations. They will be different depending on whether you agreed to be responsible for any tail claims (claims relating to the period before you were a self-insurer).

This document outlines:

  • your obligations
  • WorkSafe's obligations
  • What happens if you elect to be responsible for tail claims
  • a glossary of relevant terminology