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Recruitment and previous workers compensation claims

The WorkCover Ombudsman, Equal Opportunity Commission and Office of the Employee Ombudsman have developed two new resources to assist employers and people seeking work in relation to workers compensation claims and medical history:

Recruitment – What can I ask applicants about their workers compensation, medical or disability history? A practical guide for employers

This booklet looks at questions employers can ask, pre-employment medicals, and what to do if an employee fails to disclose a previous compensation claim.

Recruitment – Looking for work after an injury? A practical guide to your rights

This booklet looks at questions employers can ask you and your referees, pre-employment medicals, and if your employment can be terminated for failing to disclose a previous compensation claim.

To read or download the new booklets, visit our Publications - Booklets page.