Does WorkCover cover injuries from incidents that occur while on a break from work?
You may be covered if you are injured while on a break such as for morning tea or lunch.
Does WorkCover cover injuries from incidents occurring while an employee is working from another location?
Yes. If you incur an injury while you are working temporarily in another location including interstate or overseas locations you may be covered by WorkCover. If you were working at the time or doing a company organised activity then you may be entitled to make a workers compensation claim. Call 1800 266 801 or start a live chat to get more advice on your rights.
How helpful was this article?
Not at all
Thanks for your feedback! This will help us improve our content. If you still need help or guidance:
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.
Next steps - get advice now
It’s important to get advice for your specific situation. Check if you can make a risk-free compensation claim and get free initial advice from our Principal lawyer, Greg Smith.
Get Advice Now
Last update on:
August 3, 2020
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 expert advice call 1800 266 801 or chat via live chat to arrange free initial advice with our Principal lawyer, Greg Smith.