Administering Idaho's Workers' Compensation Law

Injured Worker Information

The Idaho Industrial Commission receives approximately 45,000 reports about workers injured on the job each year. Three dozen or more of those result in fatality. This page outlines basic information for workers injured on the job. We have outlined these basic areas:

Reporting injuries (top)

If a work-related injury or illness results in lost work time or requires medical treatment, that injury or illness must be reported to the Idaho Industrial Commission. This is done with a First Report of Injury or Illness form. Before completing the form, be sure to read the instructions. The form can be filled out and sent as an email attachment.

Benefits (top)

You may be entitled to benefits as a result of your work-related injury or illness. To calculate benefits you may be entitled to, use the following tables to:

STEP 1: Convert the Average Weekly Gross Wage to a benefit percentage

STEP 2: Convert your benefit percentage to a Weekly Dollar Amount

OR: View Comp Rates and Benefit Rates on the same page

Choose a link below for more details:

Disputed Claims (top)

There are many reasons for a dispute to arise in a claim. These disputes can sometimes center around complicated legal issues. The assistance of an attorney may be needed. Only a hundred or so claims each year require a hearing to settle disputes. Several hundred more are settled in mediation. Click the links below to learn more.