Workers' Compensation Code of Practice (Injury Management) 2005 - Western Australia

Service summary

You must comply with this code if you intend to employ any worker in Western Australia. The code provides a framework for injury management systems and return to work programs that are to be established and implemented. These provisions are based upon the principle that whenever it is medically appropriate, an injured worker will remain in or return to work.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

WorkCover Western Australia

Act(s) name

Workers' Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981 (Western Australia)

Contact details

WorkCover Western Australia

Operating address:
2 Bedbrook Place
Shenton Park
Western Australia 6008




08 93885555


08 93885550

Supporting information


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