Kentucky Workers' Compensation Posting Notice Poster Required
The Workers' Compensation Posting Notice is a labor law posters poster by the Kentucky Labor Cabinet. This is a mandatory posting for all employers in Kentucky, and businesses who fail to comply may be subject to fines or sanctions.
Posting this notice in a conspicuous place where all employees will see it is mandatory. This poster describes the rights that workers have and what to do if they are injured while on the job so they can get compensation for their injuries. Employees should notify their employers immediately after a workplace injury in order to obtain injury benefits. By law, employment supervisors must inform management right away of any workplace injury in order to report the injury.
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COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY WORKERS’ COMPENSATION NOTICE Employees of this business are covered by the Kentucky Workers’ Compensation Act (KRS Chapter 342). Conspicuous posting of this Notice is required by law. Employer Name: _______________________________________________________________________ Address: ______________________________________________________________________________ Workers Compensation Carrier (or third party administrator): ___________________________________________________________ Policy #:________________________, effective _____________ to ______________________________ Address: ______________________________________________________________________________ Telephone: __________________, Contact Person ___________________________________________ EMPLOYEES: IF INJURED – NOTIFY your supervisor IMMEDIATELY; when possible Notice should be in writing. FAILURE to notify your supervisor could result in denial of benefits. OBTAIN MEDICAL CARE. Your employer must pay for ALL NECESSARY MEDICAL CARE to treat a workplace injury. The employee may select the physician or medical facility to render care. If the employer is enrolled in an approved Managed Care Plan employee selection of physicians is LIMITED to the Approved Provider Network, except in certain emergencies. FOR INJURIES REQUIRING CONTINUING CARE the EMPLOYEE MUST DESIGNATE A TREATING PHYSICIAN, a form to do so will be furnished by your employer or its insurance carrier. This employer IS IS NOT participating in a Managed Care Plan for medical care. The name of the Managed Care Plan is ________________________, its representative is ______________________________, phone number _________________________________. DISABILITY BENEFITS to replace wages lost due to a workplace injury are payable under the Workers Compensation Act after seven (7) day of disability. A CLAIM MUST BE filed with the Department of Workers’ Claim WITHIN TWO YEARS of the date of injury, or last payment of temporary total disability benefits. NEED ASSISTANCE? Contact your employer’s claim representative. If your questions about workers’ compensation rights are not promptly answered call THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF WORKERS CLAIMS at 1-800-554-8601 to speak to an Ombudsman or Workers’ Compensation Specialist. EMPLOYER SUPERVISORS – NOTIFY MANAGEMENT IMMEDIATELY OF ALL INJURIES SO THAT TIMELY REPORT CAN BE MADE AS REQUIRED BY LAW. 04/09/09
Other Kentucky Labor Law Posters 4 PDFS
There are an additional fifteen optional and mandatory Kentucky 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://labor.ky.gov/Documents/Workers%20Comp%20Posting%20Notice%20English.pdf , updated December 2019
- Kentucky Labor Law Posters at http://labor.ky.gov/ListsAndLibraries/Labor%20Cabinet%20Posters/Forms/AllItems.aspx
- Kentucky Labor Cabinet
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