Assistance Programs from WorkCover

Current programs and products available to assist small and micro businesses

Safety Advisory Visits – for sole trader or small businesses with less than 50 employees. Provides practical workplace safety, and workers compensation and injury management advice that is relevant to their small business     advisory visit request form


Rebate Program –
The small business rebate gives up to $500 back to small business owners who buy and install eligible safety equipment to address a safety problem in their workplace. It is open to sole traders or small businesses with up to 50 full time employees or equivalent  Information  Rebate Program Application Form   application form


Mentor Program –
where large business mentors a small business to identify new ways to address safety – need not be from same industry Information

 

Get Health at Work Program -  a free workplace health service that aims to reduce the prevalence of chronic disease. The free service gives businesses all the tools, resources and support they need to develop a simple yet effective workplace health program. This can include access to an accredited workplace health provider  Get Healthy at Work

 

Micro Assist Program - helps eligible micro employers (less than 5 workers) by minimising the financial burden of helping workers return to work  Information

 

House Construction – Focus on Industry Project – current program of work with safety video alerts developed, demonstration days occurring, a specific industry mentoring program, housing industry site safety pack available  Information

 

Road Freight Transport Focus On Industry project:  Road Freght


Guide -
The Health and safety information for road freight transport operators information guide should be of use to those of your members in the industry.  Guide

Safety Coach Program –  Safety Coach Program

Safety Coach Program Registration form  Registration Form

Falls from Flatbed Trucks Video Alert - Video Alert

 

Glass and Glazing Project – series of industry specific posters developed and Video Safety Alert on storage and handling of glass  Glass and Glazing

 

Wood Products Manufacturing Focus on Project - This project has finished however provides useful information for this industry  Information

 

Paralympians

Despite suffering permanent disabilities because of a workplace injury, these athletes have gone on to achieve outstanding sporting success. They are available to speak at your workplace, for free. Check out their profiles or book now.    Paralympian Speakers Program


WorkCover Social media - the links to these are below
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Facebook - Find out more about our work and services on our Facebook Page.

Twitter - Follow our Twitter Feed for the latest work health and safety updates, or tweet to us @WorkCoverNSW.

Youtube – Video Safety Alerts on a range of subject matters available.      YouTube Channel