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5.7.4 Workers’ Compensation

​​​​​​​​​​​Any work-related injury or illness is covered under workers' compensation. Employees are covered under a self-insured plan approved by the state. Employees must promptly​ re​port any injury to the person in charge; see Reporting an Injury or Accident in Health and Safety​. They are asked to refer to the PANEL list of doctors when seeking medical treatment. The location must give the workers' compensation form to the employee within 24 hours. For additional information, contact WellComp​. The person in charge must contact the Insurance Department​​ to assist in handling an employee's workers' compensation claim. See Reporting an Injury or Accident​.

​See the Facts About Workers' Compensation, Employer's Report of Occupational Injury or Illness (Form 5020)​, Workers' Compensation Claim Form (DWC 1), and Work-Related Injury Reporting​​.​