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Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act

Bureau of Workers' Compensation Information

Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
Bureau of Worker’s Compensation
1171 S. Cameron Street, Room 324
Harrisburg, PA 17104-2501
See the Web for general information, including:
  • Downloadable Forms
  • Workers’ Compensation Act
  • Workers’ Compensation Judge’s Rules
  • Medical Fee Schedules
  • Informational Pamphlets
  • Workplace Safety Committees
  • Bureau Codes
  • Workers’ Compensation Insurance Information
  • Mandatory Postings
  • FAQ’s

Bureau Contact Information

Claims Information Helpline
   Toll free inside PA: 800-482-2383
   Local calls and calls from outside PA: 717-772-4447
Employer Information Services Helpline
   All calls: 717-772-3702
Only People with Hearing Loss
   Toll free inside PA: TTY 800-362-4228
   Local calls and calls from outside PA: TTY 717-772-4991
Compliance Division: 717-787-3567

Certified Employer Network: 717-772-1635
(for referrals to employers who have volunteered to provide assistance in establishing workplace safety committees)
Safety Committee Certifications: 717-772-1635
(for information on safety committee certification/requirements/eligibility)


State Bookstore: 717-787-5109
(To purchase copies of the Workers’ Compensation Act.)
State Workers’ Insurance Fund (SWIF): 570-963-4635
100 Lackawanna Ave.
Scranton, PA 18503-1938
Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board: 717-783-7838
Capitol Associates Building, 3rd Floor South
901 N. 7th Street
Harrisburg, PA 17102-1412


American Board of Medical Specialists (for information on board certification of physicians)
American Medical Association (for general information on physicians)
American Osteopathic Association (for information on board certification of physicians)
Department of Health (for information on the Emergency Medical Services Act)
Department of State (to file complaints against health care providers)
(to obtain information on provider licensure)
Insurance Department (for a list of workers’ compensation insurers)
Insurance Fraud Prevention Authority
National Correct Coding Initiative (Link opens a PDF file)
OSHA (to report unsafe working environments)
Pennsylvania Bulletin Online
Pennsylvania Code Online
Pennsylvania Compensation Rating Bureau