VCode booklet: The nature of injury and disease classification system for Victoria

This booklet is for claims agents/coders. It helps you determine which code to use for injuries or illness when processing compensation claims.


What it contains

VCode is WorkSafe's system for classifying the nature of injury/disease associated with workers’ compensation claims in Victoria. This booklet clearly sets out the codes required to be entered into ACCtion for each claim. It contains a list of injuries by type and place on the body, and guidelines for choosing a code where the claimant's description isn't specific enough (e.g. 'sore back').

These codes have been applied to all claims (including existing ongoing claims) from 1 July 2002.