Sidekicker is there to help in the unlikely event you are injured on a Sidekicker shift.

If you are injured while working on a shift with Sidekicker and you incur medical expenses, or have been advised by a medical professional to stop work, you may be entitled to claim workers compensation.

How to claim workers compensation in Australia:

Step 1: Make sure you have completed a Sidekicker Incident Report

Step 2: Visit your healthcare provider and ask for a WorkCover Certificate of Capacity. 

Step 3: Complete a workers compensation form. Remember, you will only need to compete one form by selecting the state that is relevant to you. If you're unsure of any details, you can contact Sidekicker using the chat bubble!

If you have any questions about how to make a workers compensation claim in Australia, you can contact Workcover directly on 1800 136 089.


How to claim workers compensation in New Zealand:


Everyone in New Zealand is covered by The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC). If you are injured on a Sidekicker shift, the ACC can help pay for the costs of your recovery, like payment towards treatment, help at home and work, and help with your income.

There are just four steps to access help from ACC:

Step 1: Make sure you have completed a Sidekicker Incident Report

Step 2: Visit your healthcare provider and ask them to make a claim on your behalf

Step 3: You may need to pay for part of your appointment. If ACC covers your injury, they will pay part of your appointment to your health provider.  

Step 4: ACC will send you a letter to confirm if your injury is covered. If you are unable to work because of an injury covered by ACC, they can help with your income. You can see a list of injuries covered by ACC here

If you have any questions about how to claim workers compensation in New Zealand, you can contact ACC on 0800 101 996.

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