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Employer’s duty to report injury

133 Employer’s duty to report injury

(1) An employer whose worker sustains an injury for which compensation may be payable must complete a report in the approved form and give the report to the insurer.
(2) The employer must complete and give the report to the insurer immediately after the first of the following happens—
(a) the employer knows the injury has been sustained;
(b) the worker reports the injury to the employer;
(c) the employer receives the insurer’s written request for the report.
(3) If an employer fails to comply with subsection (1) within 8 business days after the first of the circumstances mentioned in subsection (2) happens, the employer commits an offence, unless the employer has a reasonable excuse.
Maximum penalty—50 penalty units.
(4) In this section—

"insurer" means—
(a) if the employer is a self-insurer—the person authorised by the employer as self-insurer to make a decision under section 134 on any claim for compensation for the injury; or
(b) if the employer is not a self-insurer—WorkCover.

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