Workers' Compensation

Overview

The NIH Workers' Compensation Program is responsible for paying benefits to employees who are injured on the job. This includes traumatic injuries and occupational diseases. For indepth information or assistance with forms, contact a Specialist at (301) 402-2669. 

What to do

In the event of a workplace injury, find your role and follow the steps:

Step 1: You have sustained an injury or illness at work

Step 2: Filing a claim using ECOMP

Step 3: After the claim is filed

Step 4: Medical care and work restrictions

Step 1: Your employee has sustained an injury or illness at work

Step 2: Reviewing a claim using ECOMP

Step 3: After the claim is filed

Step 4: Light duty and work absence

Contact information

If you have questions, please schedule an appointment with a specialist in the NIH Workers' Compensation Program located in Building 31 Room B3C23 MSC 2215. Call (301) 402-2669 or send an email to workerscomp@mail.nih.gov.

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