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1.3 Scenarios where compensation may be payable

Last amended 
8 August 2017

A period of incapacity may include any period when:

  • the person is not working ( i.e. is unable to engage in any work) because of the injury, or

  • after ceasing to be incapacitated, the person remains on an approved rehabilitation program, or

  • the person is restricted in work hours, ability to undertake shifts or undertake certain elements of the job ('work at the same level'), or

  • the person is away from work attending medical treatment.