In short, yes. As you’re still an employee, you are still covered by your employers’ workers’ compensation insurance.
However, this is only the case if the injury is caused by or occurs during your employment hours and your job is a major factor in causing the injury.
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Whether it's at work, on the road, at the hospital or in a public place, if you have been injured in Queensland due to the fault of another party, you may be entitled to make a compensation claim