Worker’s Compensation (WC) is a State of Wisconsin statutory benefit program that provides medical treatment, wage replacement and other benefits to employees who sustain work-related injury or illness.
At DMA, Worker’s Compensation claims are coordinated through the Risk and Health Manager. Claims examination, administration and the payment of benefits performed by the Bureau of State Risk Management.
Major Benefits Provided by Worker’s Compensation Include:
All work-related injuries and illnesses must be reported immediately.
Below are the necessary steps to follow in reporting a Worker’s Compensation claim:
Employee must complete and submit the Employee’s Work Injury and Illness Report (DOA 6058) to their supervisor within 24 hours of the occurrence of injury or illness.
Supervisor must complete the Supervisor Incident Analysis and Prevention Report (DOA 6437) * and email the form with the completed Employee’s Work Injury and Illness Report, to The Risk and Health Manager. * This is a word doc that will automatically download when clicked.
All forms upon learning of an employee’s work-related injury or illness, must immediately obtain the completed Employee’s Work Injury and Illness Report and Supervisor Incident Analysis and Prevention Report and submit to The Risk and Health Manager, in one of the following two (2) possible ways:
a. Via email at firstname.lastname@example.org (preferred)
b. Via fax at 608-242-3168 (less desired)