How Long After An Injury Do I Have To Report It To My Employer?

An employee should notify his or her employer immediately of any work­related injury or occupational disease. The employee also should inform the treating physician that it is a work­related injury so that the doctor may comply with the time limit requirement to file a first treatment medical report with the employer/insurer.

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