Once a volunteer has reported to the agency that they have suffered an injury or illness, they must get in touch with icare immediately to report the incident.
Who is covered?
Volunteers for the following agencies are covered:
- NSW Rural Fire Fighters
- NSW State Emergency Service
- Marine Rescue NSW
- Surf Life Saving NSW
- NSW Volunteer Rescue Association
These five NSW government agencies are insured through a self-insurance scheme with the Treasury Managed Fund.