ACC subsidy on Crush Protection Device’s

Every year quad bikes are a major cause of death and serious injury in rural workplaces with many incidents associated with accidental rollovers.

On average, each year five people die, and ACC receive over 1,000 claims for work-related quad bikes accident, costing $12 million.

ACC are now working with WorkSafe to launch their Crush Protection Device subsidy to help reduce serious injuries and fatalities on quad bikes.

The subsidy offer is $180 per Crush Protection Device (CPD) with a maximum of two CPD purchases per business (including self-employed).

There are three CPD’s currently on the market that WorkSafe recommends and are eligible for this subsidy – the LifeGuard, Quadbar, and Quadbar Flexi. These need to be purchased brand new and not second-hand.

To check if you’re eligible;

Please call the office on 07 889 7153 or email

You can also log into MyACC for business. If you’re eligible, you will have the offer displayed on your overview page.

To claim your subsidy;

You can send in an itemised receipt of your purchase into CooperAitken and we can submit this for you. If you do not have a receipt, include an invoice showing the item(s) and a screenshot of your bank or credit card statement showing the transaction.

You can also log into MyACC and claim your subsidy there.

If you require any assistance or have any questions, please either email or call 07 889 7153 and ask for the ACC team.

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