|What is this about?||To provide an efficient workplace injury management program with the aim of restoring the injured employee to the fullest physical, psychological, social, vocational usefulness of which they are capable, consistent with their pre-injury status.|
|Who has to do it?||Employees and Supervisors|
|Why am I required to do this?||To ensure the injury is managed appropriately|
|When do I have to do this?||When an injuries occurs.|
|What do I do?||Report the injury to the supervisor as soon as practical, and no later than the end of the day/shift|
Complete an incident report as soon as practicable
|More info...||Injury Management Program|
Return to Work Program
Injury management flow chart
The University of Wollongong is committed to the prevention of injury and illness to its employees by providing a safe and healthy work environment.
On those occasions when injuries do occur it is equally committed to assisting in the process of providing a safe, timely and durable return to work of injured workers.
All injuries which occur whilst travelling for the purpose of conducting work related activites i.e. field trips, must be reported to the WHS Unit immediately via the University's online reporting system SafetyNet
The University's Injury Management Program has been composed to reflect its commitment to the injury management process ensuring the best outcomes for employees within the framework set by the NSW workers compensation legislation.
The Return to Work Program outlines the framework for ensuring early return to work after a workplace injury. To see how the injury management process works please view the injury management flow chart.
For further enquiries regarding Injury Management or Workers Compensation phone the WH&S Unit on 4221 3931 or visit the WorkCover website.
The UOW session Work Health and Safety Awareness 2012 will assist you to understand changes to NSW Health and Safety Laws.