Electrical Employers Self Insurance Safety Plan (E.E.S.I.S.P.)

The Electrical Employers Self Insurance Safety Plan (E.E.S.I.S.P.) administers Workers’ Compensation benefits, collectively bargained supplemental benefits and Short-Term Disability benefits for many of the members of IBEW Local Union No. 3.

One of the most important features of E.E.S.I.S.P. is the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) program. In 1996, the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board granted E.E.S.I.S.P. the authority to operate the ADR program for all claims filed after that date. E.E.S.I.S.P. is the largest entity in the state which operates an ADR program. The ADR program has resulted in shorter time periods from injury to claim resolution, reduced attorney fees and claim handling that is sensitive to the particular needs of injured workers and contractors operating in the electrical industry in the New York City environment.

E.E.S.I.S.P. has partnered with Optum to provide prescription benefits for your work related injury. Learn more information about this benefit.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

New York State law has recently been amended to provide for Paid Family Leave (PFL) and/or Disability leave in certain circumstances due to the COVID-19 infection scenario.  Please find below the two New York State forms that must be completed to process a claim and review the instructions carefully to determine whether or not you may be eligible for benefits. 

Instructions for taking PFL for a Minor Dependent Child due to Covid-19 Quarantine/Isolation

Instructions for taking Disability and/or PFL for yourself due to COVID-19 Quarantine/Isolation

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I file a Workers’ Compensation claim for a job related accident?

Immediately after the accident, report it to your foreman or supervisor who will then file a 24 Hour Report and ADR C2 with E.E.S.I.S.P. You will then receive a letter from from E.E.S.I.S.P. giving you a case number. If you do not receive this letter, contact your employer to make sure the accident report was filed.

Please note, medical bills or payment for lost time will be delayed or not paid without an accident report.

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