Australian Leaders in Workers Compensation
Welcome to Solution 82, your trusted partner for solutions to problems with workers’ compensation. When a worker gets hurt on the job, we offer a wide range of services to help both the worker and the PCBU (person conducting a business or undertaking). People from all over the country and the world can use our workers compensation services.
We go to medicals, reviews by specialists, and surgeries with workers and PCBUs to make sure that everyone is okay. Our team of experienced professionals will walk you through the process and give you the help you need to get through the workers’ compensation system.
Help for the family
We know that injuries at work can be hard on families. We help family members understand the workers’ compensation process and give them support and direction as they go through it.
We can help with legal matters involving workers’ compensation claims. Our team of lawyers can represent you and help you so that your best interests are looked after.
We help people with their workers’ compensation insurance claims. Our team can help you figure out how the insurance system works and make sure you get the money you’re owed.
Audits and investigations
We do audits and investigations to make sure that your workplace is safe and follows all health and safety rules. Our team of experienced professionals will look for possible risks and make suggestions for how to fix them.
Our Workers Compensation Services
We offer global, comprehensive services for injured workers and businesses (PCBU). We assist in medical processes and reviews, easing the workers’ compensation system journey. We extend our support to families, helping them navigate this complex process. Our legal team can manage compensation claims, safeguarding your interests. Assistance with insurance claims ensures you receive what’s due. We implement safety through audits and investigations, pinpointing and mitigating risks.
We create light-duty manuals, aiding injured employees in their safe, efficient return to work. Workplace assessments facilitate hazard identification and risk management, promoting a safer environment. Exercise physiologist assessments further support injured workers’ recovery and resilient return to work.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What is Workers’ Compensation?
Workers’ Compensation is a form of insurance that provides financial assistance and medical benefits to employees who suffer work-related injuries or illnesses.
Who is Eligible for Workers’ Compensation?
Generally, all employees are eligible for workers’ compensation, but the specifics can vary by jurisdiction and the nature of employment. Independent contractors and casual workers may not always be covered.
What Types of Injuries are Covered?
Workers’ compensation typically covers injuries that occur in the course of employment, including but not limited to falls, machinery accidents, and repetitive strain injuries.
How Do I File a Workers’ Compensation Claim?
The process usually involves notifying your employer about the injury, seeking medical treatment, and completing the necessary paperwork to initiate the claim. The exact steps can vary by jurisdiction.
What Benefits Can I Expect?
Benefits may include medical expenses, rehabilitation costs, and a portion of lost wages. The extent of benefits depends on the severity of the injury and the regulations in your jurisdiction.
Can I Be Fired for Filing a Claim?
It’s generally illegal for employers to terminate an employee solely for filing a workers’ compensation claim. However, employment laws can vary, so it’s essential to consult legal advice if you’re concerned.
What Role Does Training Play in Workers’ Compensation?
Proper training can significantly reduce the risk of workplace injuries, thereby lowering workers’ compensation claims. Employers should provide adequate safety training to all employees.
How Can Employers Manage Workers’ Compensation Costs?
Employers can manage costs by implementing robust safety programs, promptly addressing workplace hazards, and offering return-to-work programs for injured employees.
What is a Return-to-Work Program?
A Return-to-Work Program aims to help injured employees transition back into the workforce in a manner that accommodates their medical restrictions, if any.
How Often Should Workers’ Compensation Policies Be Reviewed?
Employers should review their workers’ compensation policies at least annually or whenever there are significant changes in the workplace, such as the introduction of new machinery or processes.