Employers' Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969

A brief guide for employers

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This leaflet is aimed at employers. It provides information about employers' liability insurance and who needs to have it.

By law, employers are required to insure against liability for injury or disease to their employees arising out of their employment - it is compulsory insurance. This guide is intended to help employers understand what is required.

It also covers exemptions to employers' liability insurance, as well as issues surrounding employers' liability insurance for family members.

This latest revision provides updated contact details and links to further information.

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Updated: 2023-04-24