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Reporting of claim by Employer Rule 121.5

Employers must report injuries to their insurer or the administrator of a self-insured program AND file a First Report of Injury form with the Bureau of Workers' Compensation within 48 hours for death injuries or within 7 days after the date disability begins for all other injuries. The employer must send a copy of the first report of injury to the employee at the same it is sent to the Bureau. 

If there is no disability, a copy of the report should not be sent to the Department.