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Public Access to Workers' Compensation Board Records


FOIL Requests:

Requests for Workers' Compensation Board (Board) records made pursuant to the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) may be made:

  1. By mail to: Records Access Officer, New York State Workers' Compensation Board, 328 State Street, Schenectady NY 12305-2318.
  2. By e-mail to: officeofgeneralcounsel@wcb.ny.gov
  3. In person: at the Board's Executive Office located at 328 State Street, Schenectady, New York during regular business hours when such office is open for business.

Inspection and Copying: Records deemed disclosable under FOIL by the Board's Records Access Officer are available for inspection and copying at the Board's Executive Office at 328 State Street, Schenectady, New York during regular business hours on all days when such office is open for business.

Fees: The Board is authorized to request a fee of $.25 per page for copies of records released pursuant to FOIL. Payment is to be made via personal check, certified check, or money order payable to the New York State Workers' Compensation Board.

Appeals: Any denial of a FOIL request may be appealed to the Executive Director of the Board at 328 State Street, Schenectady NY 12305-2318. An appeal of a FOIL denial must be made within 30 days of such denial.

FOIL Regulations: The Board's regulations entitled Public Access to Workers' Compensation Board Records (12 NYCRR Part 425) are available under Workers' Comp Laws and Regulations


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PPPL Requests:

Requests to access Board records, or to amend or correct Board records or personal information, made pursuant to the Personal Privacy Protection Law (PPPL), may be made:

  1. By mail to: Privacy Compliance Officer, New York State Workers' Compensation Board, 328 State Street, Schenectady NY 12305-2318.
  2. By e-mail to: officeofgeneralcounsel@wcb.ny.gov
  3. In person: at any of the eleven Board District Offices during regular business hours on all days when such office is open for business.

Inspection and Copying: Records deemed disclosable under the PPPL by the Board's Privacy Compliance Officer are available for inspection and copying at any of the eleven Board District Offices during regular business hours on all days when such office is open for business.

Fees: The Board is authorized to request a fee of $.25 per page for copies of records released pursuant to the PPPL. Payment is to be made via personal check, certified check, or money order payable to the New York State Workers' Compensation Board.

Appeals: Any denial of a PPPL request may be appealed to the Executive Director of the Board at 328 State Street, Schenectady NY 12305-2318. An appeal of a PPPL denial must be made within 30 days of such denial.

PPPL Regulations: The Board's regulations entitled Personal Privacy Protection (12 NYCRR Part 430) are available under Workers' Comp Laws and Regulations.

FOIL/PPPL LINKS OF INTEREST:
NYS Committee on Open Government http://www.dos.ny.gov/coog/coogwww.html Link to External Website