Welcome to the transport industry hub
This hub is full of helpful advice, articles and resources that support your industry and make it easier for you to manage your workers compensation.
Articles and resources
We know that every industry is different and so are your workers insurance needs.
The articles and resources you'll find here are based off the latest industry trends and data, along with expert insights in topics such as injury prevention, premiums and claims to ensure that you get the best support whenever you need it.
How small businesses can help injured employees recover at work
As an employer you have a requirement to help an injured employee continue to work, or return to work, as part of their recovery from injury or illness.
In the 2018 policy renewal year, there were approximately $7 million worth of mental stress claims in the transport industry which led to workers taking on an average of 110 days off work, impacting small business immensely.
Furthermore, there were over 4,000 level two injuries which can include traumatic joint injury, ligament and muscle injury, wounds, lacerations, musculoskeletal disorders and many more. Workers that experienced level two injuries in the transport industry ranged from taking five to 126 days off work.