Scott Pickering - Accident Compensation Corporation - Shaping the future delivery of a unique compensation scheme

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Scott Pickering, Chief Executive, Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC), NZ presented this at the National Workers' Compensation Summit 2014. The Summit focused on minimising workplace injury claims through establishing a successful safety culture and embrace working towards successful outcomes should a workers compensation claim arise.

Find out more at http://www.informa.com.au/nwc14

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Scott Pickering - Accident Compensation Corporation - Shaping the future delivery of a unique compensation scheme

  1. 1. Scott Pickering, Chief Executive Accident Compensation Corporation New Zealand
  2. 2. over 1.7 million new claims last year ZERO major neck or spinal injuries in the last two rugby seasons 78% of injured workers returned to independence within 12 weeks Every day, ACC sends out 25,000 letters, answers 24,000 phone calls and deals with 7,000 claims
  3. 3. “The Pike River tragedy was preventable… Oversight of health and safety planning should start early in the life cycle of a mining project… The origins of many health and safety problems lie at the design stage of a project. Health and safety considerations should be built into the design. They are not “add-ons”.”

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