Premier & Cabinet

Type:
Premier's Memorandum
Identifier:
M2010-18
Status:
Active

M2010-18 Procedures for Managing Non-Work Related Injuries or Health Conditions

Description

This Memorandum has superseded M2001-11 Revised ‘Fitness to Continue’ Procedures. To be read in conjunction with C2011-23

Detailed Outline

Procedures for Managing Non-Work Related Injuries or Health Conditions will assist all public sector agencies to apply a consistent approach in managing an employee who is suffering from a non-work related injury or health condition which is impacting on their ability to safely perform the inherent requirements and demands of their position.

Procedures for Managing Non-Work Related Injuries or Health Conditions is issued by the Department of Premier and Cabinet under the Working Together: Public Sector Workplace Health and Safety and Injury Management Strategy 2010 – 2012.

These procedures apply to all public sector agencies except Statutory Authorities and State Owned Corporations. This includes agencies and employees in the Government Service (Public Service Departments, Non-Public Service Divisions and Special Employment Divisions), the Teaching Service, NSW Police and the NSW Health Service.

Statutory Authorities in NSW and State Owned Corporations are encouraged to adopt provisions consistent with these procedures.

Public Service Departments (Principal Departments and Other Agencies) listed in Part 1, Schedule 1 of the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 are required to use the nominated medical assessor as nominated by the Director of Public Employment and advised by Circular issued from time to time. All other agencies may select another medical provider or elect to use the nominated medical assessor.

Kristina Keneally MP
Premier

Overview

Compliance

Not Mandatory

AR Details

Date Issued
Dec 6, 2010
Review Date
Dec 7, 2020
Replaces
Replaced By

Contacts

Contact
Phone
Publishing Entity
Department of Premier and Cabinet
Issuing Entity
Department of Premier and Cabinet