Workers' Compensation is Covered for Work Experiences and On-the-job Training
Required Steps for Workers' Compensation Reporting
Should you as an employer, who has welcomed participants in an adult or youth work-experience activity through VR or DBS, need to report an individual’s on the job injury or illness use the following steps and links for injury reporting:
- In a medical emergency, transport the injured employee to the nearest medical facility or call 911 for emergency assistance. Following the arrangement of emergency medical treatment for the injured employee, the employer must contact AmeriSys, the WC case management vendor, at 800-455-2079.
- Otherwise, contact AmeriSys immediately and they will refer the injured employee to an appropriate medical provider. Note: This service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.
- It is then the responsibility of the employer and VR participant to contact the VR Area WC Liaison after the accident has been reported to Amerisys. If you have not heard back from the VR Liaison within a business day, contact the VR Area Supervisor.
- All required reporting contacts and details are provided in the following links:
- Amerisys Reporting Instructions - How to and what to provide when reporting an on the job injury or illness. Be sure to indicate the following location code: 1036.
- VR Wallet-size Accident Reporting Instructions - Printable or downloadable for VR Participants quick reference in a work experience setting.
- VR Area Workers' Compensation Liaison - Contact the VR Area WC Liaison after an accident has been reported to Amerisys. If you have not heard back from your liaison within a business day, contact the VR Area Supervisor.
- State Employee Workers' Compensation and Employer's Liability Certificate of Coverage
- Claimant's Frequently Asked Questions
- Employer's Frequently Asked Questions