Retired FDNY Member/WTC Volunteer Workers' Compensation Coverage
- File the Form: Firefighters who were retired BEFORE 9/11/01 and "participated in WTC rescue, recovery or cleanup operations" are required to file the bottom half of
form WTC 12. With the NYS Worker's Compensation Board before Aug 14, 2010 to be eligible for benefits from the recently signed legislation (you are eligible as a Volunteer).
- FAQs & Help: A good source of questions and answers to the form can be found in this FACT SHEET. The preceding information has been verified with the Office of the General Counsel of the New York State Workers Compensation Board. This benefit does not preclude you from qualifying for the WTC Prescription Drug Card. THIS APPLIES ONLY TO FFs WHO WERE RETIRED BEFORE 9-11-01, AND VOLUNTEERED AT THE WTC!
- NYCOSH's Web Site: has a full section dedicated to WTC related stuff at www.nycosh.org