exposed-to-risk workers protected in 2016-17
If you or your business employs or hires workers to work in the NSW coal industry, you must have a workers compensation policy with Coal Mines Insurance (CMI) to insure against compensation claims for workplace injuries.
Examples of businesses who are required to have a CMI policy include:
A contractor is considered to be a worker when:
In these examples, the contractor acts in a similar capacity to a direct employee. The person who engages the contractor acts as the employer and requires workers compensation insurance for the contractor.
To set up a new Coal Mines Insurance workers compensation insurance policy please complete and return a workers compensation insurance proposal.
A certificate of currency provides confirmation of your workers compensation policy and shows your policy risk category.
To request a copy of your Certificate of Currency please contact the Insurance Services team.
Note: We can only issue a Certificate of Currency if your premiums are up to date.
The policy schedule outlines the terms and conditions of your Coal Mines Insurance workers compensation policy.
A Coal Mines Insurance policy is valid for twelve months with the policy period being from 4pm 30 June to 4pm 30 June the following year.