Psychological injury cases increasing

1 September, 2022

Our union has recently supported a number of IEU members with psychological injuries through WorkCover claims, particularly in high-risk educational workplaces.

IEU Industrial Officer Melanie Stellmacher said no matter the workplace, employers owe a duty of care to take reasonable steps to avoid physical and psychological injuries to employees.

“We have noticed an increase in the number of members needing support going through the workers’ compensation process for psychological injury.

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