The formula below shows you how your premium is calculated. Please refer to the table below for definitions of each component.
Average performance premium
Dust disease contribution
Mine Safety Fund Premium adjustment
Employer safety incentive
Apprentice incentive discount
Premiums adjustment contribution*
Catastrophic claims contribution
*plus icare incentives and charges
Where a Catastrophic claim contribution is applied, it is charged separately.
Annual wages bill $1,000,000
WIC Rate 1.850%
Average Performance Premium $18,500
Small Employer Safety Incentive -$1.387.50
Dust Disease Levy $70
As an employee, Sarah slipped and injured her ankle at work, and was off work for 8 weeks. She returned on a graduated Return to Work plan.
Claims costs incurred $9,600 (Sarah's wages for 8 weeks)
Payment in full discount -$859.13
Premium charged $16,323.38
As a small employer, Rob does not pay any additional premium for his claims experience.
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Premium formula definitions
|APP||Average Performance Premium (previously known as Basic Tariff Premium BTP)||
|CCC||Catastrophic Claim Contribution||
|D||Dust Diseases contribution||
|ESI||Employer Safety Incentive||
Employers get to keep this incentive regardless of claims.
|M||Mine Safety Fund Premium Adjustment (MSFPA)||Mining Wages x MSFPA % rate||
|P||Premium||Total premium payable including adjustments.||
Premium is calculated twice annually:
|PD||Performance Discount||A percentage discount applied to (APP - Apprentice APP)||
|Q||Premiums Adjustment Contribution||Additional levy (available if required by icare)||
Set to '0'