By joining the ACC Partnership Programme in 2000, we have been able to manage workplace injuries and co-ordinate the rehabilitation and return to work of injured employees more effectively. In other words, we have stepped into the shoes of ACC to manage our employee work-related injury claims.
What is ACC scheme?
New Zealand’s accident compensation scheme provides accident insurance cover for accidental injuries to New Zealand citizens and residents and to temporary visitors to New Zealand. Most ACC claims involve physical injuries caused by accidents.
What does ACC Accreditation mean?
The ACC Accredited Employers Programme enables companies to take over management of their workplace injuries from ACC. Full Self-Cover Plan where employers assume financial liability at the end of the claims management period (2 to 5 years) in return for a greater premium discount. …
What is the role of ACC in workplace safety?
Our role is to make sure that all these groups’ needs are met, and making sure our clients get the right care at the right time, while keeping levies fair and stable. The Accident Compensation Act 2001 sets out how we run.
How much ACC levy do I pay?
Current Earners’ levy rate This is a flat rate, currently $1.21 per $100 (excluding GST) of your liable income.
How do I register with ACC?
To register with us, you must:
Complete our registration form. To register as a health provider.
Include a copy of your annual practising certificate.
Choose time-based or per patient payment.
Send us your application.
Verify your email address.
Understand your responsibilities.
Complete ACC’s online learning modules.
Where does ACC get their money?
ACC is funded from multiple sources – including businesses, petrol revenues and wages. Funds from each source are spent on injuries relevant to where they occurred. If you’re injured in a motor vehicle accident, your ACC claim is paid for by funds sourced from motorists, such as vehicle registration and petrol levies.
What has replaced ACC Wsmp?
The replacement for WSMP is known as “Safety Star Rating Initiative” and a pilot is being run until June 2018. Safety Star rating is less documentation based and leans more towards behaviour management, continual improvement and management of risk.
What are two ACC roles?
Our role is to prevent injury, treat it when it happens, and help people get back to everyday life if we can.
Who pays the first week of ACC?
This means that if your employee has more than one job, and suffered a loss of earnings in all their jobs in their first week of incapacity, you as the employer in whose employment they suffered the injury, will be responsible to pay all of their first week compensation.
How is ACC calculated?
We’ll pay up to 80% of a person’s weekly income before the injury prevented them from being able to work. You’re working for yourself and you’re responsible for paying your own tax. , we calculate your compensation based on your earnings listed in your most recent tax return with Inland Revenue.
Who are accredited employers in ACC partnership programme?
The University and UniServices Limited are accredited employers in the ACC Partnership Programme. To achieve this means that they have demonstrated effective injury prevention and safety management systems. What is ACC?
Is the University of Otago an ACC partner?
The ACC Partnership Programme What is it? The Partnership, relating to this ACC initiated programme, is between the University of Otago and those directly employed by the University of Otago. The ACC Partnership Programme (ACC PP) allows the University of Otago, as an accredited employer, to act as an agent of ACC.
How does wellnz work with ACC accredited employers?
The ACC Accredited Employers Programme enables companies to take over management of their workplace injuries from ACC. Instead of retaining the expertise in-house to achieve this, Wellnz can handle all the day-to-day case management of every injury while at the same time save you significant money.
How is ACC audited at University of Auckland?
ACC Audit. The University is audited on an annual basis by an independent auditor on behalf of ACC. This is to assess and review the University’s health and safety management systems and our injury claim management over the previous 12 months. The audit programme has 19 key elements that must be met and proven.