Under Nevada’s workers’ compensation laws what must an employer provide?
Provide workers’ compensation insurance coverage and:
• Furnish a safe workplace with no hazards that may cause death or serious physical harm to employees.
• Provide immediate first aid to an injured employee. (NRS 616C.085)
• Prominently display in your place of business the required workers’ compensation information: 1) Informational poster to be displayed by employers. (NAC 616A.460, Form D-1) 2) Poster to be displayed by employers with employees who receive tips. (NAC 616A.470, Form D-22)
The workers’ compensation policy including the declaration page issued by a private
Certificate issued by the Commissioner if self-insured; or,
Certificate issued by the Commissioner and a certificate or letter issued by an association
of self-insured public or private employers.
• Have available for inspection at all times and at all locations for inspection by an agent of the Division of Industrial Relations or Attorney General:
Note: Temporary worksites (less than 1 year) must produce the above information within 24 hours.
• Provide forms for employee use and complete injury or occupational disease reporting requirements and forward the required documents in the allowable timeframe: (1) C-1, Notice of Injury or Occupational Disease (Incident Report) and (2) C-3, Employers Report of Industrial Injury or Occupational Disease (NRS 616C.015 & 616C.045). Complete the workers’ compensation claim form (C-3) within 6 working days of receipt of the Form C-4 from the medical provider and file it with insurer (NRS 616C.045).
Questions? Contact the Workers' Compensation Section: the Henderson office, (702) 486-9080; or the Carson City office, (775) 684-7270; or e-mail WCSHelp@business.nv.gov.