District Of Columbia Workers' Compensation Notice Poster Required
The Workers' Compensation Notice is a labor law posters poster by the District Of Columbia Office Of Human Rights. This is a mandatory posting for all employers in District Of Columbia, and businesses who fail to comply may be subject to fines or sanctions.
This poster, in english, contains information for both employees and employers in regards to Workers' Compensation laws and employee rights. This serves as a notice and should be posted in a conspicuous area.
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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT SER VICES OFFICE OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION 4058 MINNESOTA AVENUE, N.E. •WASHINGTON, DC 20019 •(202) 671-1000 •(202) 671-1929 (fax) Warning: It is a crime to provide f alse or misleading information to an insurer for the purpose of defrauding the insurer or any other person. P enalities in clude imprisonment and/or fines. In addition, an insurer may deny insurance benefits if f alse information mater ially r elated to a claim was provided by the ap plicant. NOTICE OF CO MPLIANCE TO EMPLO YEES TO EMPLOYERS 1. You are required by law to report promptly to your employer and the Office of Workers’ Compensation an occupational injury or disease, even if you deem it to be minor. Form No. 7 DCWC, Notice of Accidental Injury or Occupational Disease, to be obtainedfrom the employer or the Office of Workers’ Compensation, must be used for that purpose. After you have completed and signed it,you should mail it to the Office of Workers’ Compensation at the above address, and to your employer. 2. You are entitled, if required, to the services of a physician or hospital of your choice and lost wages. Call (202) 671-1000 for i nformation. 3. You may not sue your employer as a result of a work-connected injury or disease by reason of your exclusive remedy under the Workers’ Compensation Law. 4. In order to preserve your right to benefits under the DC Workers’ Compensation Law, you must file a written claim on Form No. 7A DCWC, Employee’s Claim Application, within one (1) year after your injury, or within (1) year after the last payment of benefits. 5 . If you desire information regarding your rights and obligations prescribed by law, you may call your employer first. If you need further information you may call the Office of Workers’ Compensation at (202) 671-1000. 6. The law gives you the right to be represented if you so desire. 1. You are required to have Workers’ Compensation insurance coverage if you have 1 or more employees. 2. You are required to display this poster at each worksite so that it will be of the greatest possible benefit to your employees. 3. You must file an Employer’s First Report of Injury or Occupational Disease, Form No. 8 DCWC, with the Office of Workers’Compensation, copy to the nearest claim office of your insurer, on all occupational injuries or disease, as soon as possible, but no later than 10 days after the date of knowledge thereof. 4. Your employee must file Form No. 7 DCWC, Employee’s Notice of Accidental Injury or Occupational Disease. Please provide youremployee with Form No. 7 DCWC and direct them to complete it and return it to you and the Office of Workers’ Compensation. Once you have received notice from the employee, you are required to send the employee a notice of his/her rights and obligations by certified mail, return receipt requested. 5. You are required to report to the Office of Workers’ Compensation, and your insurer, and disability of more than 3 days which was not previously reported, as soon as possible, but no later than 10 days after the date of knowledge thereof. 6. You are required to furnish, or cause to be furnished, reasonable medical and hospital services, other remedial care or vocat ionalrehabilitation, and various types of disability compensation, to an injured or disabled employee. 7. You are required to obtain from the insurer identified below a supply of all required Workers’ Compensation Forms, or you may download the forms and notice mentioned above at our website http://does.dc.gov NOTICE: Violation of the various provisions of the Workers’ Compensation law provides for civil penalties. The undersigned employer hereby gives notice of compliance with all provisions of the Workers’ Compensation Law and Administrative Regulations NAME OF INSURANCE COMPANY NAME OF EMPLOYER BY ________________________________________ __ _______ ________________________ ___________ Employer ID Number (if number unknown, employer to request from IRS) THIS NOTICE IS TO BE POSTED CONSPICUOUSLY IN AND ABOUT EMPLOYER’S PLACE(S) OF BUSINESS FORM NO. 1 DCWC Revised June, 2002
Other District Of Columbia Labor Law Posters 4 PDFS
There are an additional 22 optional and mandatory District Of Columbia labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print all relevant state labor law posters, as well as all mandatory federal labor law posters.
- Original poster PDF https://does.dc.gov/sites/default/files/dc/sites/does/publication/attachments/DOES_Notice%20of%20Compliance_1.pdf , updated August 2019
- District Of Columbia Labor Law Posters at http://ohr.dc.gov/workplaceposters
- District Of Columbia Office Of Human Rights
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