SafeWork SA is responsible for administering industrial relations legislation and offers a wide range of free information products that can assist with industrial relations and occupational health, safety and welfare issues. For more information telephone the SafeworkSA Help and Early Intervention Centre
on 1300 365 255.
All the elements of a claim, such as injury reporting, lodging and accepting of claims and permanent impairment assessments, plus the process of recovery, rehabilitation and return to work. Employers
, both registered with WorkCover or self-insured, can find out how the scheme affects them. Workplace stress
How psychological hazards (stressors) are identified, examples of factors that may be involved and suggestions for assessing and reducing stress and controlling the effects of stressors. Alcohol and drug abuse
Comprehensive guidelines on combating the abuse of alcohol and other drugs in the workplace, covering areas such as employer and employee obligations, hazard identification and control strategies. Drug and Alcohol Services South Australia
provides statistics on drug abuse and offers avenues for tackling the problem. Compensation information
Find out about eligibility for financial compensation and health care from WorkCover. Check worker entitlements, and the rights and responsibilities of workers and employers. See the frequently asked questions
about claims and compensation, relating to employers and employees. Disputes about compensation claims are dealt with by the Workers Compensation Tribunal
Rehabilitation and a return to work for an injured employee may happen with or without the help of medical and occupational specialists and involve a range of strategies. A rehabilitation and return to work plan
may be devised. Employers
have responsibilities in the rehabilitation of their workers, and WorkCover has a series of rehabilitation priorities
options can be explored when an injured worker is unable to return to his or her old job with the same employer.