You must obtain workers compensation insurance if you employ any workers in your business. Workers include:
- full-time workers on a wage or salary
- part-time, casual and seasonal workers
- workers on commission
- piece workers
- working directors
- contractors and sub-contractors (in some circumstances)
- family members (in some circumstances).
You must obtain workers compensation insurance from an approved external provider however in some circumstances it is possible to be a self-insurer.
Please consult the Contact Officer for further information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
All employers must obtain insurance unless they are granted an exemption.
Please consult directly with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements for an exemption.
As indicated on the policy.
Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.
Worker's Compensation Insurance - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
WorkCover Western Australia
Workers' Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981 (Western Australia)
Workers' Compensation and Injury Management Regulations 1982 (Western Australia)
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