Promptly notify NYSIF of any of the following:
Changes to your business
- Any change in the nature of the work performed by your employees
- Any change in staffing and payroll
- Any additional or new entities
- Any change in business structure (i.e. incorporation)
- Any new FEIN (Federal Employer's Identification Number)
Work-related injuries or illnesses
- Notify NYSIF as soon as you have notice or knowledge of a work-related injury or illness.
- Provide for immediate medical services as prescribed by Workers’ Compensation Law.
- Provide a Claimant Information Packet to the claimant.
- Provide details about claimants, witnesses and other information requested by NYSIF.
- Cooperate fully in the investigation, proceeding, suit or settlement in defense of any claim.
- Make no payment, assume no obligation and incur no expense, except at your own cost.
Promptly act on:
Requirement to post notice of workers' compensation coverage
Post a C-105 Notice of Compliance in all business locations. Policyholders who have no established business location, or are in the moving business, must post a C-105.1 in vehicles they own or operate. Your C-105 is included in your policy packet. For your convenience, the Notice of Compliance is immediately available to registered users online.
Providing a Certificate of Insurance to customers
A certificate of insurance is a document issued by an insurance company that provides provides evidence of the existence and terms of a particular policy. Virtually all entities doing business in New York State need a certificate of insurance showing workers’ compensation coverage. Policyholders may be asked for a certificate of insurance when performing work at a job site, bidding on a contract or obtaining a work license.
In addition, policyholders who use subcontractors should request a certificate of insurance from their subcontractor at the start of doing business with them and annually thereafter.
NYSIF offers three ways for policyholders to obtain a certificate of insurance:
- Access your account at nysif.com. The quickest and most convenient way to obtain a certificate is to log into your NYSIF online account and create one.
- Send us an email. Please be sure to include the following information in the email:
- Policyholder name & policy number in the subject line
- Certificate holder name & certificate holder addressin the body of the email
- Call us at 888.875.5790 (Due to the volume of calls received by the Contact Center, this is the least efficient way to obtain a certificate of insurance.)
Billing, premium, payroll audit, workplace safety
- Pay all premium bills when due.
- Keep adequate records that are required to determine accurate premium.
- Allow NYSIF to examine and audit all business records including storage programs for retrieving data related to your policy.
- Allow NYSIF access to all workplaces for the purpose of risk assessment.
- Maintain a safe work environment.