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Within 30 days after the injury or death, you or the dependents of a deceased worker must give the employer and the Board written notice of the injury or death. If you do not give this notice, the Board may excuse the failure to give notice in certain circumstances. If 30 days have passed and you have not given your employer written notice, contact the employer and the Division immediately.
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