Safety + Injury Management Blog

Exploring the Recover at Work (RAW) Program

Posted by Recovery Partners on Jun 18, 2018 2:29:24 PM

 

Injury at work continues to be a serious problem across Australia, causing not only pain and distress, but also negatively affecting injured workers’ futures and the economic well-being of the...

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National Job Portal Blog

Posted by Recovery Partners on Jun 18, 2018 1:12:43 PM

  

What is Recovery Partners?

Recovery Partners is an established company that is aimed at extending services to companies all over Australia and dedicated to injury management, safety, and...

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Is it Ever Okay to Feel Not Very Okay At All?

Posted by Kelly Brown on Jun 15, 2018 10:47:03 AM

 

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New Employer Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Posted by John Zaharis_ on Jun 13, 2018 2:03:00 PM

  

When might a Vocational Assessment be required?

  • When a worker is unable to return to their employer or role due to a physical or psychological injury or illness and requires assistance to...
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5 Strategies to Improve the Mental Health of FIFO Workers

Posted by Recovery Partners on Jun 8, 2018 3:01:00 PM

 

We need FIFO (Fly-In, Fly-Out) workers for the continued strength of Australia’s economy.  Without them, industries such as remote mining and construction simply couldn’t function and we would...

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The WorkSafe Incentive Scheme for Employers (VIC)

Posted by Recovery Partners on Jun 7, 2018 4:31:00 PM

 

The WorkSafe Incentive Scheme for Employers (WISE) provides a financial incentive of up to $26,000 to a new employer who offers ongoing employment of at least 15 hours a week to an injured...

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NSW Job Cover Placement Program (JCPP)

Posted by Recovery Partners on Jun 5, 2018 3:55:00 PM

  

One way to improve the rehab time for employees and to reduce the possibility of long-term disability is through vocational rehabilitation.  Consider what vocational rehab can do for the...

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Can You Claim Workers Compensation Travelling To and From Work?

Posted by Recovery Partners on May 30, 2018 1:10:00 PM

 

While most injuries happen on the job, sometimes employees can sustain injuries on their journeys to or from the workplace.

A common question that we get asked is: ‘can an employee claim...

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Managing a Psychological Claim

Posted by Frances Johnson on May 17, 2018 5:26:28 PM

 

Managing a psychological claim can be difficult. The prognosis can be poor, the worker may be reluctant to participate, workplace issues may be present, non-compensable issues may be present and...

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What Does Emergency Management Planning Consist Of?

Posted by Recovery Partners on May 14, 2018 1:00:00 PM

Every organisation is required to provide a safe environment for workers and visitors. This includes the prevention and management of emergency situations in the workplace. As such, emergency...

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Disclaimer – these articles are provided to supply general safety information to people responsible for OHS in their organisation. They are general in nature and do not substitute for legal and/or professional advice. We always suggest that organisations obtain information specific to their needs. Additional information can be found at www.workcover.nsw.au