About OWCP's CA-10 FormIf you're a federal employee and you get injured on the job, OWCP Form CA-10 is a lifesaver. It tells you everything you need to know about filing a claim for workers' compensation benefits, including:How to get medical treatmentHow to report the injury to your supervisorHow to file a claim online or [...]
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How the D.O.L. Helps Injured Workers The Department of Labor (DOL) helps injured workers through its Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP). OWCP administers four major disability compensation programs that provide wage replacement benefits, medical treatment, vocational rehabilitation, and other benefits to certain workers or their dependents who experience work-related injury or occupational disease. [...]
Delays in federal workers’ comp can stall medical care, turning injuries into disabilities Delays in federal workers' compensation can have a number of negative consequences for injured workers, including: Financial hardship. Injured workers may be unable to work and earn a paycheck while they wait for their benefits to be approved. This can lead to [...]
Are Federal Firefighters Eligible for OWCP Benefits? Federal firefighters are eligible to receive OWCP benefits if they are injured on the job. The OWCP, or Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, is a federal agency that administers federal workers' compensation programs for federal employees. Federal firefighters who are injured on the job may be eligible [...]
Here are 5 tips for injured federal employees: Seek medical attention immediately. This is important for your health and well-being, and it will also help you to document your injury. Report your injury to your supervisor as soon as possible. This is also important for documentation purposes, and it will help your employer to understand the [...]