According to Safe Work Australia 1,222 workers’ compensation claims related to COVID-19 were lodged in Australia between 1st Jan to 31st December 2020.
974 claims were accepted,
127were rejected and
Claims by Industry
Healthcare and Social assistance accounted for approximately 69% of all claims
Claims by Occupation
Professionals accounted for 43% whilst Community and Personal service workers accounted for 30% of all claims.
For a more detailed overview click on the link below to view the COVID-19 workers’ compensation claims infographic.Infographic report