Impairment assessor news and resources

The following resources are designed to assist Accredited Whole Person Impairment Assessors to deliver services consistent with the Impairment Assessment Guidelines, the Accreditation scheme and the Return to Work Act 2014.

Impairment Assessment Guidelines

Impairment Assessment Guidelines, First Edition

Impairment Assessment Guidelines, Second Edition (revoked 1 August 2022)

Guide to the changes from the first to second edition - Impairment Assessment Guidelines


Impairment Insider news

Assessor notices

Impairment assessor accreditation and performance monitoring

ReturnToWorkSA will monitor the performance of accredited assessors in accordance with the Impairment Assessor Performance Monitoring Framework.

Assessor resources

Assessor discussion forum

ReturnToWorkSA holds Impairment Assessor Forums, to provide information around the completion of assessments and for accredited impairment assessors to share their issues and ideas so that we can work together to ensure the provision of consistent, compliant and equitable assessments for everyone in the scheme. For information on the next forum please email or contact Injury Assessment Services on 08 8238 5960.

Further information

Further information about impairment assessments is detailed in section 22 of the Return to Work Act 2014.

The Impairment Assessment team is available to help you with any questions or issues you may have relating to impairment assessment by emailing or contact Injury Assessment Services on 08 8238 5960.