What Does Workers' Compensation Cover?Worker's compensation, also known as worker's comp, only covers job-related injuries, such as:
- Injury caused by the repetitive or continuous use of a body part at work
- Heart attack caused by work
- Stroke caused by work
- Other physical harm caused by work
- Pre-existing conditions aggravated by work
- Injuries at non-mandatory recreation events, such as softball games or company picnics.
- Accidents during an alcohol or drug rehabilitation program.