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How to compare your company’s WorkCover performance against your competitors

Your WorkCover premium renewal notice contains several important details revealing the early (or sometimes late) indicators of potential problems within your business. You must measure your performance using a variety of metrics including those measured from within your business and others measured by agencies receiving financial information about you, such as WorkSafe Victoria. This article […]

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  • 6 September 2018

WorkCover premium reduction: 3 simple actions to start saving now

Every July employers right across Victoria receive their WorkCover insurance premium renewal notices. Business owners, CEOs, CFOs, managers and Return To Work Coordinators are all curious to find out what WorkSafe is planning to charge them for the year ahead. Rarely do I meet anyone who’s excited about paying their WorkCover. But I meet plenty […]

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  • 1 August 2018

3 Disturbing Stats About Mental Injury Claims

#TheWorkCoverGuy Mark Stipic shares 3 disturbing statistics from a report by the Institute for Safety Compensation & Recovery Research titled ‘Work-related injury and illness in Australia, 2004 to 2014’. Mental injury claims are complex and they’re simply not being managed effectively.

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  • 26 February 2017

21 Essential Resources for the Modern RTW Pro

If you’ve chosen a career in Return To Work then you’re committed to developing yourself and your systems to be ever more efficient, compliant and successful. Any tool that makes your job easier or lowers your stress levels is an absolute bonus. Here are the top 21 tools for the modern RTW Pro according to me and the […]

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  • 26 June 2016

15 Motivational Quotes That Will Remind You to Love Your Work

How hard is to maintain high motivation levels? There’s something about a good motivational quote that always gets me revved up that little extra bit. One of the main reasons Return To Work Professionals listen to my podcast RTW Nation is for that weekly dose of inspiration – and I’m happy to oblige. There are a number of […]

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  • 21 June 2016

Weekly Roundup 3 June 2016

Ever wondered whether some parts of Australia pay workers comp longer than others? Well it turns out it there are differences right around the country. Big differences in fact. Click here for an infographic I made that shows you how 8 Australian workers comp jurisdictions compare according to a report by the Institute for Safety Compensation and Recovery […]

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  • 3 June 2016

How Long Do People Receive Workers Comp? [Infographic]

Anyone in business with workplaces in multiple states and territories will notice differences in each jurisdiction’s workers compensation system. There are different rules, regulations, premium-calculation formulas, and claims processes. But do these differences equate to different outcomes on WorkCover claims? According to research, there are significant differences around Australia. Statistically significant, that is.   About the […]

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  • 29 May 2016