Workers’ Compensation

The Workers’ Compensation Division is responsible for the administration of the Alabama Workers’ Compensation Law to ensure proper payment of benefits to employees injured on the job and encourage safety in the workplace.

Services Provided by Workers’ Compensation

The following services are provided by the Workers’ Compensation Division to better serve Alabama employers:

  • Brochures on the benefits of the Ombudsman Program, and on Workers’ Compensation insurance coverage for employers.
  • 1-800-528-5166 number available for assistance.
  • Third-party administrative company information.
  • Ongoing continuing education seminars.
  • Workers’ Compensation posters.
  • Provider fee schedules and negotiated agreements with hospitals.
  • Staff available to explain law and rights that pertain to employers, employees and carriers.
  • ORDER FORM for WC books, rules and schedules.

For further information on these services, contact the Workers’ Compensation Division at 334-956-4044 or 1-800-528-5166.


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Telephone Numbers for Division Staff

The State of Alabama Workers’ Compensation Division’s normal business hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Main Telephone Numbers (Including for those Injured on the Job): 334-956-4044 or 1-800-528-5166

To contact the Director Supervisor, call 334-956-4026 or email Steve.Garrett@labor.alabama.gov.

To contact the Ombudsman Supervisor, call 334-956-4041 or email John.H.Lewis@labor.alabama.gov.

To contact the Medical Supervisor, call 334-956-4047 or email Craig.White@labor.alabama.gov.

To contact the Seminars Coordinator, call 334-956-4029 or email Linsey.Kelly@labor.alabama.gov.

contact the WC Claims Specialist at 334-956-4044 or email Suzanne.Norsworthy@labor.alabama.gov.