Since being implement on 1 January 2018, the new NSW workers compensation claims model teams have received significantly higher volumes than expected. EML teams are trying hard to manage the higher volumes yet teething problems exist.
Many businesses are unsure what to do when they have an employee with a non-work related injury. Common questions that arise include; As an employer, what is my role? Can the injury become a workers compensation claim? Where can I get help?
Accidents can happen in the work place or environment your people are exposed to. This story resonated with us as we have sadly seen a claim where an accident resulted in the death of young apprentice, aged 16. Every business needs to be aware of their obligations to the safety of their people and even more diligent with the young apprentices who need training, support and mentoring.