MUS SELF-FUNDED WORKERS
Workers Compensation Links
MUS Self-Funded Workers’ Compensation Program
- First Report of Injury (FROI)– This document is completed by the employee and supervisor to document the injury/illness incident and serves as a claim for workers’ compensation benefits.
- MUS Workers Compensation By-Laws
- MUS Stay-at-Work/Return-to-Work Assistance Policy
Montana University System Links
- Employee Assistance Program
- Montana State University Safety and Risk Management
- University of Montana Environmental Health and Risk Management
- University of Montana – MT Tech Environmental Health and Safety
Board of Regents Workers Compensation Policies
Montana Department of Labor (DLI)
- Montana DLI – Safety and Health Bureau – Strives to raise the awareness of Montana employers and employees about workplace safety and health through inspection, consultation, technical assistance and training.
- Workers’ Compensation Claims Assistance Bureau - MT DLI offers claim assistance to any employee in the state. The MT DLI is an excellent outside resource for answers to questions regarding workers’ compensation.
- Subsequent Injury Fund (SIF) The Legislature established the SIF to assist persons with permanent work restrictions in becoming employed. SIF-certified workers are entitled to all the same workers’ compensation benefits as non-certified workers; however, the employer’s insurance liability is capped at the first 104 weeks. Contact the SIF to apply for certification.
Workers Compensation Rules and Regulations
- Montana Workers Compensation Act – Found in Montana Code Annotated (MCA) 39-71. This chapter contains most of the state statutes related to workers’ compensation.
- Compensation Plan Number 1 (Self-Insured) – Montana University System self-funds workers’ compensation under the Plan 1 and is subject to the statutes in this section.
- Administrative Rules of Montana (ARM), Dept. of Labor - Administrative rules are agency regulations, standards or statements that implement, interpret, or set law or policy. Agencies are given rulemaking authority through the legislative process.
Work Place Safety Links
- WorksafeMT – A public/private partnership dedicated to reducing workplace injuries/illnesses and assisting Montana employers and employees in returning workers safely back to work.
- City College at Montana State University – Billings OSHA Training Institute Region VIII Education Center - The Workforce Training Center offers a cost-effective and time-effective way to meet your OSHA and general training requirements. Customized training is available for on-campus or on-site.
- U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) – Comprehensive workplace safety information including regulations and training materials.