Latest Workers' Compensation COVID claims report as @ 31st December 2020

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
121were pending.

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