Employees who are injured on the job or
develop work-related health problems must immediately report them to the
supervisor to assure proper processing of claims.The supervisor must complete and submit a
Report of Injury to Human Resources within workdays of the injury or notification of a
work-related health problem.
Under state law, ABC provides the
following benefits: medical attention, hospital care, rehabilitation costs,
compensation for permanent disability, compensation for lost time, and
compensation for death.
Compensation for lost time begins on
the calendar day of disability.If the disability continues for more than 14
calendar days, compensation is paid for the first calendar days of disability.ABC assumes the entire cost of Workers'
ABC will also provide supplemental
benefits for regular employees as follows:
·During the first calendar days of disability, employees receive
their regular salary.This is not
charged against accrued sick leave credits.
·On the day of disability, employees receive
compensation benefits as provided by the State ABC Workers’ Compensation
Act.Employees with sick-leave credits
can use them to “top-up” their compensation benefit until these credits have
expired.This enables employees to
receive their regular pay during the disability.If sick-leave credits are exhausted, the
employee may use accrued annual leave in the same fashion.Combined compensation benefits and
supplemental benefits cannot exceed the employee's regular pay. In the event of
an overpayment, ABC will make adjustments to the employee's next scheduled
paycheck and leave credit balances.
·Employees will be given a temporary
medical disability leave of absence without pay if their eligibility for
supplemental benefits has terminated or sick leave/annual leave has been
·Time away from work covered under the
Workers' Compensation Act is not a break in continuous or creditable service
with respect to eligibility for sick leave, annual leave, pay adjustments and
Benefits will ensure employees do not receive
more than their normal pay when combining the statutory benefit and the
Medical expenses and compensation are
covered for employees who are injured on the job or develop work-related health
Death benefits are provided should the
accident or disease result in death.
State statute will determine whether
medical expenses and compensation are payable, the amount(s) and the duration
of such payments.
·Immediately report any work-related
accident or illness to the supervisor.
·Seek medical care or treatment.
·Inform medical care provider that the
injury/illness is work-related.
·Immediately obtain required medical
care for the employee.
·Immediately report death or severe
injury to Risk Management.
·Immediately investigate the accident,
determine cause(s) and identify prevention steps.
·Within workdays of the accident, complete the Report
of Injury or Illness and forward it to Benefits.
·Notify Benefits when the employee
returns to work after a work-related injury or illness.Complete the Return to Work form, attach
medical certification, and forward it to Benefits.
Immediately report all work-related
accidents and illnesses to the appropriate supervisor, regardless of the
severity or cause.
Any work-related accident or illness
resulting in death or severe injury must be reported immediately to Risk
The supervisor immediately investigates
the accident to determine the cause and develop preventative measures.
The employee should seek immediate
medical care.If the employee is
seriously injured and cannot be moved, the supervisor should call for an
The cost of medical care resulting from
a work-related injury or illness is paid by State ABC's Workers' Compensation