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When a worker is harmed on the job, they file a claim with the insurance provider (or self-insuring employer), who then may pay hospital and disability payments based on a state-approved calculation.
However, employers who do not have workers' compensation insurance are susceptible to penalties, criminal prosecution, and civil liabilities unless they belong to certain excluded groups.
Therefore, to help you, as an employer, here are essential things you need to know about workers' compensation.
The Basics of Workers Compensation for Employers
Here is some basic information about workers' compensation to ensure you and your employees are safe.
1. Worker's Compensation Coverage
Workers' compensation benefits replace lost income, pay for medical care, and provide vocational rehab programs so that employees can return to work. For work-related/on-the-job incidents and fatalities, certain sorts of benefits are paid, this includes:
2. Exempted Workplace Injuries
Some job injuries or illnesses are not covered by worker's compensation, specifically:
3. Keeping Records
According to state regulations, workers' compensation data and the state agency must be reported to workers and the state agency. Employers must, in general:
Millions of employees and their families are covered by workers' compensation insurance, which protects them from the financial consequences of missed payments and medical expenses in the event of a workplace accident, work-related sickness, or, in the worst-case scenario, a worker's death.
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