What are self-insurers?

Self-insurance is where a business or organisation applies for a licence to manage and take on the costs and risks of its own workers’ compensation claims.

It’s common for larger companies that have travelling staff to be self-insurers because it’s difficult when it has staff in all states.

Examples of businesses who are self-insurers include Arnott’s Biscuits, BHP Group, Toll, Brisbane City Council, Coles and Woolworths, Queensland Rail, Qantas Airways, Westfarmers and The University of Queensland.

Disclaimer: This information is designed for general information in relation to Queensland compensation law. It does not constitute legal advice. We strongly recommend you seek legal advice in regards to your specific situation. For help understanding your rights, please call 1800 851 458 or chat via live chat to talk to one of our Lawyers today.

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