Workers' Compensation Notice 7 - Concerning Workers' Compensation in Texas Poster Required
The Workers' Compensation Notice 7 - Concerning Workers' Compensation in Texas is a labor law posters poster by the Texas Workforce Commission. This is a mandatory posting for all employers in Texas, and businesses who fail to comply may be subject to fines or sanctions.
This poster, in English, serves as a notice providing information to employees about how to be provided workers' compensation coverage under a certified self-insured employer.
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COVERAGE: Effective on [effective date of certificate] [name of employer] has been certified by the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (Division) as a self-insured employer providing workers’\ compensation insurance in the event of work-related injury or occupation\ al disease. Claims for injuries or occupational diseases which occur on or after that date will\ be handled by [name of third party administrator] . An employee or a person acting on the employee's behalf, must notify the employer of an injury o\ r occupational disease not later than the 30th day after the date on which the injury occurs or the\ date the employee knew or should have known of an occupational disease, unless the Division determ\ ines that good cause existed for failure to provide timely notice. Your employer is required to provide you with coverage information, in writing, when you are hired or whenever the employer bec\ omes, or ceases to be, covered by workers’ compensation insurance. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE: The Division provides free information about how to file a workers’ compensation claim. Division staff will answer any questions you may have about workers’ compensation and process any requests for dispute resolution of a claim.\ You can obtain this assistance by contacting your local Division field office or by calling 1-800-252-7031. The Office of Injured Employee Counsel (OIEC) also provides free assistance to injured employees and will explain your rights and responsibilities under the Workers’ Compensation Act. You can obtain OIEC’s assistance by contacting an OIEC customer service representative in your local Division field office or by calling 1-866-EZE-OIEC (1-866-393-6432). SAFETY VIOLATIONS HOTLINE: The Division has a 24 hour toll-free telephone number for reporting unsafe conditions in the workplace that may violate occupa\ tional health and safety laws. Employers are prohibited by law from suspending, terminating, or d\ iscriminating against any employee because he or she in good faith reports an alleged occupational\ health or safety violation. Contact the Division at 1-800-452-9595. NOTICE TO EMPLOYEES CONCERNING WORKERS’ COMPENSATION IN TEXAS Notice 7 (01/13) TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE, DIVISION OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION Rule 110.101(e)(2) CERTIFIED SELF-INSURED EMPLOYER: Prominently displayed in the employer’s personnel office, if any; 2. Located about the workplace in such a way that each employee is likely t\ o see the notice on a regular basis; 3. Printed with a title in at least 26 point bold type, subject in at least 18 point bold type, and text in at least 16 point normal type; and 4. Contain the exact words as prescribed in Rule 110.101(e)(2).
Other Texas Labor Law Posters 4 PDFS
There are an additional thirteen optional and mandatory Texas 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://www.tdi.texas.gov/forms/dwc/notice7.pdf , updated August 2019
- Texas Labor Law Posters at http://www.twc.state.tx.us/customers/bemp/employment-law.html
- Texas Workforce Commission
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