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ACC21 Advice of accidental death

Get financial help from us after an accidental death.
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Financial support if someone has died

When someone close to you dies from an injury we cover, we may be able to give you financial support.

What we cover

Everyone in New Zealand is covered by us if you’ve been injured in an accident – it doesn’t matter who you are or what you were doing when you were injured.

How your claims history affects your levies

Once your business is three years old, we'll adjust your Work levy based on your claims history. This could be a discount, loading or stay the same.

Helping to buy crush protection devices for quad bikes at work

Find out if you're eligible for a workplace injury prevention subsidy to help pay for a crush protection device (CPD) for quad bikes at work.

How we assess claims

We’re using a new system that allows us to identify and fast-track the acceptance of straightforward claims. Complex claims are reviewed and assessed by staff.

Our history

Accident compensation has a long history in New Zealand. The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) began in 1974 and has continued to evolve ever since.

We're improving Experience Rating for businesses

New changes will make Experience Rating better for businesses.
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