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Workers’ Compensation Division - DCBS > Web site

The Labor and Industries Building in Salem houses the central offices of the Workers’ Compensation Division. (Oregon State Archives Photo)

The Labor and Industries Building in Salem houses the central offices of the Workers’ Compensation Division. (Oregon State Archives Photo)

Present Duties

The Workers’ Compensation Division administers and enforces Oregon’s workers’ compensation law to ensure that employers provide coverage for their workers, and that workers with occupational injuries or diseases receive timely and accurate benefits and quality medical care. The division facilitates injured workers’ early return-to-work through incentive programs funded through the Workers’ Benefit Fund; helps resolve medical, vocational, disability and other disputes; and provides consultation services to people and businesses within the system.

 

Agency Subdivisions

Information about this agency's divisions, offices, programs, etc.

 

Contact Information

Mailing Address: PO Box 14480, Salem 97309-0405
Telephone: 503-947-7810
Fax: 503-947-7514
General E-mail: workcomp.questions@state.or.us
Contact: John L. Shilts, Administrator
Administrative Rules Coordinator E-mail: Fred Bruyns
Staff Directory from Oregon.gov
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Legal and Legislative Information

Statutory Authority: ORS Chapter 656
Budget Analysis (pdf) - by Legislative Fiscal Office
Audit Reports - select agency from menu


Records, Publications and General Information

Agency History (pdf) - a detailed history of the agency (part of DCBS)
Records Retention Schedule (pdf) - a list of the public records kept at the agency (part of DCBS)
State Archives Holdings - a select list of the agency's records available for research at the State Archives
State Library Publications - a link to the Oregon State Library Catalog