According to Safe Work Australia, 497,300 (3.5%) of the working population experienced a work-related injury or illness in 2021-2022.
As an organisation, we've been committed to helping Australians for over 110 years and through our Mutual Benefits Program we have invested in helping employers create safer workplaces and supporting injured workers get their lives back.
Supporting your recovery
Recovering from a workplace injury or illness can be different for everyone and can take time. During your recovery you want support and to know we are there for you every step of the way. You can find out more about the services we offer through our Victorian, New South Wales and South Australian pages.
Below you will find a range of videos, articles and useful resources designed to provide helpful tips on making the most of your rehabilitation, protecting your mental health, accessing support opportunities, and enjoying the benefits of making a successful recovery at work.
Please contact your Case Manager for support specific to your situation.
Getting the most out of treatment
New videos available to support your recovery
Access our range of videos for helpful tips on making a successful recovery after a workplace injury.
Spotlight: Pain after an injury
Musculoskeletal conditions are the leading contributor to disability worldwide, with lower back pain being the single leading cause of disability globally.
Recovering at work
5 ways to get you moving at work
We all know that staying active is important, not only does it help you keep physically healthy but the benefits to your mental health and mood are impressive.
WHS Poster Get Active at Work EML
Take a few moments to stretch during your day. Four posters showing different stretches to help keep you motivated from week to week at work.
Back pain is not always a worry
Many people suffer back pain at some point in their lives, but very rarely is there a serious cause, and most people will recover quickly.
Diet and mental health
Watch and learn with Dietitian Dr. Scott Teasdale PhD, as he explains what happens to you and ways to manage your diet to help you on a path to a healthier life.
Check Inn Mental Health & Wellbeing in Hospitality
This innovative program includes an engaging podcast series, workshops and information sheets to support hospitality workers build wellbeing skills.
NSW support services - for you and your family
These NSW support services can help you, your family and support network access additional supports to help you get your life back after workplace injury.
Family Support for Emergency Services
Family support of an emergency service professional: husband or wife, partner, son, daughter or sibling, can make a huge difference to your loved one’s recovery from injury or m...
Useful links regarding workers compensation
Safe Work Australia
Safe Work Australia develops national policy relating to WHS and workers' compensation. This article explains workers compensation and how can it help you.
Information and support during the claims process, recovery after a work-related injury, and returning to work.
Return to Work SA
Important information about what to do if you are injured at work in South Australia.
If you have been injured at work in NSW, this page provides guidance regarding workers compensation and support to get back to work.
Safe Work NSW
What you need to be aware of regarding workplace health and safety laws if you are injured at work.
State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA) - what to expect
This quick guide from SIRA has been designed to help you understand what to expect during your recovery.
State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA) - recovery at work guide
This guide explains the insurance claims process, and provides advice to help you return to work and where possible, recover at work.