§ 121.5. Reporting injuries to the Bureau.
(a) The employer shall file a first report of injury as follows:
(1) Within 48 hours for every injury resulting in death.
(2) Within 7 days after the date disability begins for all other injuries covered by section 438 of the act (77 P. S. § 994).
(3) If there is no disability, a copy of the report should not be sent to the Department.
(b) The employer shall send a copy of the first report of injury to the employee simultaneously with filing it with the Bureau.
(c) A disability that requires a first report of injury is defined as an injury only resulting in death or disability continuing the entire day, shift or turn, or longer, in which the injury was received.
The provisions of this § 121.5 amended August 3, 2007, effective August 4, 2007, 37 Pa.B. 4181. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (324968).
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