Workers' Compensation
Pacific Gas and Electric Company, and PG&E Corporation and its covered affiliates (referred to collectively as "Company" in this section) are self-insured under state law, and in addition, Pacific Gas and Electric Company maintains self-insurance under the federal Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, to provide Workers' Compensation benefits for employee injury or illness which arises out of and occurs in the course of work. The Workers' Compensation program provides you with partial income replacement in the form of disability benefits and medical treatment. In the event of a work-related death, the program provides your dependents with death and burial benefits. The Workers' Compensation program is administered by the Pacific Gas and Electric Company Workers' Compensation Department.
You should note that the Company is not responsible for Workers' Compensation benefits for any injury or illness that results from your voluntary participation in any off-duty recreational, social or athletic activity that is not part of your work-related duties.
Contractors and agency workers are not entitled to the Company's Worker's Compensation benefits.