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Law and policy 

WorkCover NSW administers and enforces compliance with the work health and safety (WHS), injury management and workers compensation legislation, and manages the workers compensation system. 

This website provides general information about the rights and obligations of workers and employers under the workers compensation and WHS laws. 

However, this website is intended to provide general information about the law only and is not intended to represent a comprehensive statement of the law as it applies to particular problems or to individuals, or as a substitute for legal advice. 

You should read the disclaimer at the bottom of this page before using information in the law and policy section. 

Seek legal advice if you need assistance on the application of the law to your situation.
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