Summary

Workers Compensation Act 1987 (NSW) - Level 2

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An Act to provide for the compensation and rehabilitation of workers in respect of work related injuries This Act works with the Workplace Injury Management and Workers Compensation Act 1998 and associated regulations in the provision of the Workers Compensation Scheme for NSW.

Essentially the Act:
- establishes that where a worker is injured during the course of employment, the employer has liability for such injury.
- seeks to ensure that a worker, suffering such an injury, should receive appropriate compensation arising from the employers liability.

Under the Act, the University has a duty to appropriately insure its employees for injuries incurred during the course of employment and further, has a duty to disclose relevant information that would affect the calculation of the premium payable.

Relevant Compliance Frameworks

Legislation, Standards and Codes may be linked to one or more of the University's compliance frameworks either as the driver of the requirements, or as a component of the framework.

The relevant frameworks are listed below.