Primary Mission / Functions

Pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 152, the Mission of the Department of Industrial Accidents is to administer the Commonwealth's Workers' Compensation system and provide prompt and fair compensation to victims of occupational injuries and illness, and to see that medical treatment to injured workers is provided in a timely manner while balancing the needs of employers to contain workers' compensation insurance costs.

  • To provide dispute resolution of workers' compensation cases through due process and adjudication.
  • To administer the Special, Private, and Public Trust Funds.