Your responsibilities

As an employer you have a number of legislated rights and obligations to your workers.

icare’s role, together with our scheme agents and partners, is to guide and support employers and injured workers.

In New South Wales all employers are required to have a workers insurance policy and as an employer, you have a number of legislated rights and obligations within the scheme. Employers also have a role to support injured workers successfully return to sustainable work.

All NSW employers have a responsibility to:

  • Obtain a workers insurance policy
  • Deliver information to employees on injury prevention and workers insurance
  • Document a return to work program
  • Record work-related injuries or illness
  • Notify their insurer of an injury and provide required information
  • Participate in the development of a worker’s injury management plan
  • Provide suitable work
  • Assist with information to support liability determination and dispute resolution.