NC Workers’ Compensation Form 18 for Electronic Submission
Notice of Accident to Employer and Claim of Employee, Representative, or Dependent
(G.S.§§97-22 Through 24)
Digital Signature Required
Submission of this form electronically requires the use of a digital signature. The North Carolina Electronic Commerce Act, N.C.G.S. § 66-58.1, authorizes the North Carolina Industrial Commission to accept digital signatures in place of manual signatures. Your digital signature on this form has the same legal effect as your manual signature.
Digital Signature and Electronic Submission of Form Complies with Directions and Instructions on Form
Applying your digital signature to the form will submit the digitally-signed form directly to the Commission via email; this action satisfies the requirement of the direction on the face of the form requiring the mailing of a signed copy of the form to the Commission. The instructions on page 2 of the form, directing that the form should be submitted to the Commission, are also satisfied by this action. You do not need to mail a copy of this form to the Commission after you have submitted the form electronically.