This website is in compliance with NYS Policy NYS-P08-005 Accessibility of Web Based Information and Applications which can be found at:
New York State Policy NYS P08-005 establishes minimum accessibility requirements for web-based Information and applications developed, procured, maintained or used by state entities. The goal of the policy is to encourage a more inclusive state workforce and increase the availability of governmental services to all members of the public. Questions regarding this policy should be addressed to NYS Accessibility Coordinator at (518) 473-0398 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions or concerns about the accessibility of any part of this web site please contact the WCB Webmaster.
Reasonable Accommodation in Programs and Services for Individuals with Disabilities
The State of New York has been committed to the proposition that every individual in the State has an equal opportunity to enjoy a full and productive life. This commitment to equal opportunity extends to providing reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities in all state-owned or operated programs and services.
Accordingly, it is the New York State Workers' Compensation Board's policy to provide reasonable accommodation in all its accommodations, programs and services. This policy is based on the federal Americans with Disabilities Act, Title II, and all applicable federal regulations thereunder.
The duty of reasonable accommodation applies to:
- Physical accessibility at government facilities, programs, and events;
- Policy changes necessary to ensure that all people with disabilities can take part in, and benefit from, all state-owned or operated programs and services;
- The provision of necessary auxiliary aids and services to ensure effective communication with persons with disabilities.
The Appendices linked below further ensure appropriate information is consistently made available in support of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Hard copies will be made available upon request.
Please contact Jaime Benitez, Designee for Reasonable Accommodation/ADA Coordinator, for the New York State Workers' Compensation Board, 328 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305; phone: (518) 486-5128; email address: Jaime.Benitez@wcb.ny.gov.