WorkCover WA’s role is to lead a contemporary, healthy and integrated workers’ compensation scheme that is fair, accessible and cost effective for all participants. To ensure the State’s workers’ compensation and injury management scheme operates effectively for the people of Western Australia, WorkCover WA: provides information and education on all aspects of the scheme; promotes the injury management and vocational rehabilitation of injured workers to help them successfully return to work; undertakes research and provides statistics in the areas of rehabilitation, injury prevention and noise induced hearing loss; monitors employers to ensure they are insured for workers’ compensation to their full liability in accordance with the Act; regulates and monitors the performance of service providers (eg. insurers, self insurers, approved vocational rehabilitation providers and registered agents) to ensure they deliver an appropriate standard of service to workers and employers; ensures all workers employed in a prescribed noisy workplace have hearing tests; provides Conciliation and Arbitration Services to resolve disputed workers’ compensation matters; and registers agreements where parties agree to settle a claim for compensation or determination of the level of a worker’s impairment prior to civil action.
WorkCover WA is the government agency responsible for overseeing and regulating the workers’ compensation and injury management scheme in Western Australia.
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