Report a Workers' Compensation Incident

Key Points

  • Employers should assess the work-related incident and, if necessary, help the affected employee get appropriate medical care.
  • Employers should instruct employees to report work-related illnesses or injuries immediately.
  • Employers should conduct a safety inspection to determine what caused the injury or illness.
  • Employers should complete the First Report of Injury Form and any other necessary reports required by OSHA or by the states regulatory authority.

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