Provides benefits to a person injured on the job.
A system established under state law that provides payments, without regard to fault, to employees injured in the course and scope of their employment.
A state-mandated form of insurance covering workers injured in job-related accidents. In some states the state is the insurer; in other states insurance must be acquired from commercial insurance firms. Insurance rates are based on a number of factors including salaries, firm history and risk of occupation.
an insurance system which provides benefits to workers injured on the job.
A disability insurance system set up under the Alberta Workers' Compensation Act. It provides benefits, including money paid for lost wages, health care and other related costs when workplace injuries occur.
Medical and disability insurance benefits for an injury, illness, or disease that arises out of and in the course of your employment. Employers such as Northrop Grumman finance workersâ€(tm) compensation insurance, and it is a required benefit in most states.
A state-mandated insurance program that provides benefits for health care costs and lost wages to qualified employees and their dependents if an employee suffers a work-related injury or disease.
Liability insurance requiring certain employers to pay benefits and furnish medical care to employees for on-the-job injuries and to pay benefits to dependents of employees killed by occupational accidents.
Mandatory state and federal insurance, which is designed to provide assistance to injured employees for medical expenses and lost wages. Please contact the Department of Labor & Training Workers' Compensation Unit for more information at 401-462-8125.
An insurance policy that agrees to pay benefits on behalf of an insured employer, should one of his employees become injured on the job. Or a schedule of benefits payable to an employee by his employer without regard to liability; required by state law in the case of injury, disability, or death as a result of occupational hazards.
A means created to protect a worker against injury suffered during his or her employment. Statutorily required insurance which limits an employer's liability to employees.
Coverage required by state law for compensation (medical and loss wages) to workers who are injured on the job, regardless of the employer's or employee's negligence.
Insurance paid for by employers, that provides cash benefits and medical care if an employee becomes disabled because of an injury or sickness related to the employee's job.
A system (established under state laws) under which employers provide insurance for benefit payments to employees for their work-related injury, death and disease regardless of fault. Not to be mistaken as health insurance.
Insurance required of almost all employers to help cover their employees' economic loss due to a job-related injury or illness.
The social insurance system for industrial and work injury regulated primarily among separate states, but regulated in certain specified occupations by the federal government.
Payments made to an employee by his/her employer for an injury; not necessarily an injury arising out of the duties related to the employment, but occurring during working hours.
Insurance for employee injuries, sickness, or disease arising out of their employment and liability coverage (for employers) for such occurrences.
Government-mandated insurance that provides benefits to covered employees and their dependents if the employees suffer job-related injury, disease, or death. Workers' compensation programs exist in both Canada and the United States.
The benefits (weekly payments, medical, hospital, etc. bills) an employer is bound by law to provide for his/her employees who are injured on the job, regardless of fault. Every state in the U.S.A. now has a workers' compensation law. These laws vary in detail, but the general intent is the same, namely to make sure that an employee, who is disabled through his/her work, shall not become a public charge.
Provides medical expenses and lost of income for the injured worker.
The program which provides payments and certain services to employees who have work-related injuries. It is administered through the Risk Management Department.
Workers' compensation is payment provided to employees when they are injured while at work. Negligence does not need to be shown in order to receive workers compensation.
A program that provides replacement income and medical expenses to employees who are injured or become ill due to their jobs. Financial benefits may also extend to workers' dependents and to the survivors of workers who are killed on the job. In most circumstances, workers' compensation pays relatively modest amounts and prevents the worker or dependents from suing the employer for the injuries or death.
Benefits provided to persons injured on the job.
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The replacement of an employee's loss of earnings capacity caused by an occupational injury or disease. Formerly known as workmen's compensation.
Workers' compensation systems (colloquially known as workers' comp in North American English or compo in Australian English) provides compensation for employees who are injured in the course of employment. While schemes differ between jurisdictions, provision can be made for weekly payments in lieu of wages, compensation for economic loss (past and future), reimbursement or payment of medical and like expenses, general damages for pain and suffering and benefits payable to the dependents of workers killed during employment. Cash benefits are established by state formulas with maximum benefit level.