Report the injury to your employer immediately.
This will enable you to receive treatment and income support if necessary. You may not receive compensation if you resign prior to reporting the injury. Your employer, on request must give you the name and address of their insurer.
See the doctor. You have the right to nominate your own treating doctor. The doctor reviews the injury/illness and completes a Work Capacity Certificate, which indicates if you are fit for work.
Put in a Workers Compensation Claim. Ask your employer for a claim form, fill it in and give it back to the employer with your work capacity certificate. Keep a copy of all documentation including claim forms, receipts etc.
Contribute to your Injury Management Plan. This plan must be developed with you, your employer, the insurer and your treating doctor. This plan should then be followed. An Injury Management Plan outlines how services and employment will be coordinated and provided to achieve the best outcome for the injured worker. Strategies and goals for your return to work will be included. Your employer is required to provide you with duties that are safe and suitable for you. If not, your union can assist.
For more details please refer to: What to do if you are injured at work leaflet provided in our Information Kit.