If you have been injured at work Fitzroy Medical Clinic can help you back on to your feet.
Being at work shouldn’t be a risk to your health. If you have been injured at work Fitzroy Medical Clinic can help you back on to your feet.
If you’ve been injured at work, you could be eligible for benefits from Workcover.
If so, we can discuss this with you and advise on the documentation you will need to make a claim.
Where do Workcover accidents occur?
Workcover accidents can occur in a variety of places, all connected to the type of work that you have been assigned to do. These could include:
- At work
- Travelling to, from or between work
- On your break at work
What are the type of accidents that are classed as ‘Workcover accidents’?
There is no set definition on the type of accident that could be classed as a Workcover accident – rather it is more linked to where the accident took place and the nature of the accident.
Examples of Workcover Accidents May Include:
- Physical injuries such as burns or deafness from industrial machinery
- Psychological disorders such as anxiety or depression
- Diseases from working conditions such as asbestosis
- Inflammation of a pre-existing condition
If you experience an accident whilst working from home, this could also be considered a Workcover accident – as long as your employment is the significant contributing factor to the injury.