Return to work
Information for employers and workers about return to work programs
icare understands workers compensation can be complex. As an employer you have an obligation to help injured workers recover at work or return to suitable employment as soon as their injury allows.
To help navigate the return to work process, we've created resources to assist employers with understanding their legal obligations and improve return to work outcomes for their injured workers.
All employers in NSW are required to have a return to work program in place. Your return to work obligations differ depending on whether you’re a category 1 or category 2 employer. Find out what this means for you below.
Employers with a premium of over $50,000 per year, are self-insured or are insured by a specialist insurer and have more than 20 employees.