About the WorkCover Tasmania Board
The Board is funded through a levy on workers compensation premiums. This funding is used to discharge the Board’s functions in the areas of injury management, work health and safety, and workers compensation.
This includes initiatives that aim to reduce the incidence of work-related injury and illness in Tasmania and facilitate the early return to work of injured workers. Some of the Boards recent initiatives include:
- WorkSafe Tasmania Month.
- The WorkSafe Tasmania Awards (two-yearly).
- Annual work health and safety education campaigns including the:
- The Health and Safety Advisory Service.
- The 2019–20 Healthier, Safer and Productive Workplaces Grant Program.