Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP)
Welcome to the tab for OWCP. Have you ever been injured on the job and didn't know where to go to find help, or what forms to fill out or even what the Postal Service should do for you in this kind of situation? Well this page will provide you the guidance to ensure you are paid properly while you are away from work recovering from your injury, and that you receive the proper medical treatment for your injury at no expense to you. This tab contains pertinent information and links to other sites to assist you. If you have any questions, please contact your steward or the Branch at (210)227-0128. You can also access additional information and resources at:
Traumatic Injury - A traumatic injury is defined as a wound or other condition of the body caused by external force, including stress or strain. The injury must be identifiable by time and place or occurrence and member of the body affected. It must be caused by a specific event or incident or series of events or incidents within a single day or work shift.
Traumatic injuries also include damage to or destruction of prosthetic devices or appliances, including eyeglasses, contact lenses, and hearing aids, if they were damaged incidental to a personal injury requiring medical services.
A traumatic injury is filed using a CA-1 Notice of Traumatic Injury
Occupational Disease - An occupational disease is defined as a condition produced in the work environment over a period longer than one workday or shift. It may result from systemic infection, repeated stress or strain or conditions of the work environment.
An Occupational Disease is filed using a CA-2 Notice of Occupational Disease.
Forms CA-1, CA-2, and CA-7 can now be filled out and submitted online at the following web address:
Below you will find a link explaining in detail how to use ecomp to file the Ca-1, CA-2, and CA-7 Forms:
For the supervisor's email address, use the following email:
If you have any issues or need additional help please call the branch.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING OWCP & FECA
ca-550 - Questions and Answers about the[...]
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Publication CA-810 - Injury Compensation[...]
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ELM 540 - Injury Compensation Program.pd[...]
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EL-505 USPS Injury Compensation Manual.p[...]
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M01807 - Brennan Letter Regarding EEO ac[...]
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