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Workers’ Compensation Program

Who’s Covered

  • An employee is eligible for benefits when covered while working or performing work tasks; when the injury or illness arises out of and in the course of his or her employment, including when traveling in a government vehicle or of mode transportation while performing District of Columbia business.

How to File a Claim

1. Submit Notice of Injury within thirty (30) days of the injury to the Immediate Supervisor and the Public Sector Workers' Compensation Program (PSWCP). The email address is [email protected] Please note that the Program will not authorize or pay any medical expenses until a claim for Compensation has been filed and accepted by the PSWCP. You must provide Form 2 to your supervisor to complete. 

2. Once the PSWCP receives the employee's Form 1 and Employing Agency's Form 2, the PSWC will provide the Claimant with a Compensation Claim Packet (CCP). 

3. Complete and submit the Compensation Claim Packet to the PSWCP. The Compensation Claim Packet will include the following required documents:

Please note that a claim will not be deemed filed until the Program receives all of the required documents. 

4. Once a claim is filed, you will receive an acknowledgement form. the PSWCP will review the claim and issue a decision within 30 days, absent extraordinary circumstances. 

More Information

Service Contact: 
Office of Risk Management
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
(202) 727-8600
Contact Fax: 
(202) 727-8319
Contact TTY: 
Contact Suite #: 
800 South
Office Hours: 
Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Service Location: 

441 4th Street, NW

GIS Address: 
441 4th Street, NW