Rhode Island Workers' Compensation Act Poster Required
The Workers' Compensation Act is a labor law posters poster by the Rhode Island Department Of Labor and Training. This is a mandatory posting for all employers in Rhode Island, and businesses who fail to comply may be subject to fines or sanctions.
This poster must be posted in a conspicuous place by all employers so that all employees can see it. This poster describes how to get workers' compensation if injured while working and how to find out more information on workers' compensation.
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STATE OF RHODE ISLAND DEPARTMENT OF LABOR & TRAINING This employer is subject to the provisions of the WORKERS’ COMPENSATION ACT of the State of Rhode Island Workers’ Compensation Insurance Company: Adjusting Company: Telephone: Policy Effective Date: In accordance with Rhode Island General Law §28-32-1, the employer must report to the Director of Labor and Training every personal injury sustained by an employee if the injury incapacitates the employee from earning full wages for at least three (3) days or requires medical treatment, re gardless of the period of incapacity. If the injury proves fatal, the report must be filed with in forty-eight (48) hours. If not fatal, the report shall be made within ten (10) days of the injury. An injured employee shall have the freedom to choose medical treatment initially. The employee’s first visit to any facility under contract or agreement with the employer or insurer to provide priority care shall not be considered the employee’s initial choice. For more information about Workers’ Comp ensation procedures and benefits, call the Education Unit at (401) 462-8100 and pre ss option #1 or TDD (401) 462-8006. If you suspect fraud, contact the Fraud Prevention Unit at (401) 462-8100 and press option #7. In accordance with Rhode Isla nd General Law §28-29-13, this notice must be posted and maintained in conspicuous places where workers are employed. Fines may be imposed for noncompliance. DWC-8 (1/20 13)
Other Rhode Island Labor Law Posters 4 PDFS
There are an additional 22 optional and mandatory Rhode Island 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 http://www.dlt.ri.gov/lmi/pdf/wcenglish.pdf , updated November 2019
- Rhode Island Labor Law Posters at http://www.dlt.ri.gov/lmi/business/post.htm
- Rhode Island Department Of Labor and Training
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