Worker

​Filing a claim

  • Tell your employer right away about your injury.
  • Fill out a Form 801 and turn it in to your employer.
    • You can print out a form here or ask for one from your employer.
    • Your employer must turn it in to the insurer within five days of being notified of your injury.
  • If you go to the doctor after your injury, let your doctor know it is a work-related injury.
    • You and the doctor should complete Oregon Form 827​.
    • Medical providers must ​must turn in the form to the insurer within three working days.
  • The insurer has 60 days from the day you file the 801 claim form with your employer to accept or deny your claim.
  • If your claim is accepted, the insurer will send a Notice of Acceptance listing the medical conditions accepted.
  • If your claim is denied, the insurer will send you a letter explaining why it was denied and what your appeal rights are.

Workers’ compensation flow chart​​

Contact

800-452-0288 (toll-free)
503-947-7840
workcomp.questions@oregon.gov​​​​​​​

Resources

Appealing a closed claim