As workplaces transition to working from home, it is important to be aware of your responsibilities as an employer in this environment. WorkSafe Victoria have released a COVID-19 Information for Employers fact sheet, however the information is applicable to all other states.
Some key points covered include:
- If your employee us entitled to compensation if they contract COVID-19 at work
- What happens if an employee sustains an injury working from home
- What your RTW obligations are given the current climate
- If you are expected to offer home-based duties to an injured worker
- If you need to continue a RTW plan if an injured worker is required to self-isolate
During these uncertain and challenging times, history supports that there will be an influx of claims.
Our team are working remotely and are available to talk to you about how to protect your business and limit your claims exposure.
The Workers Compensation Team are offering no obligation health checks to review your workers compensation program with the aim of developing strategies to help reduce your risk and premium.
To speak to a member of our Workers Compensation team, please call 1300 305 834.
Our advice is general in nature. To read the full General Advice Warning click here