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Helping you recover


This booklet is designed to help employees and supervisors understand what they need to do when a claim for compensation is lodged. The guide outlines the steps in the workers' compensation and return to work processes as well as how we can all work together to achieve successful recovery outcomes for employees.

Available formats

What I need to know as an employee

What I need to know as an supervisor

Last updated: January 2015

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Page last updated: 03 Feb 2015