Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

Utah Code Ann. 53-2b-402

Summary Title

Workers’ Compensation: Interstate Local Emergency Response


An individual who responds to an emergency request for personnel will be entitled to the same workers’ compensation the individual would have enjoyed had the injury or death occurred in the individual’s home state.

Full Title

Benefits in case of injury or death

Full Text

An assisting political subdivision shall provide its officers who respond, under this chapter, to an emergency in a requesting political subdivision and who, during the response, are injured or die in the state of the requesting political subdivision with the same death benefits and compensation, including workers’ compensation, that the officers would be entitled to if the emergency and response had occurred in the assisting political subdivision.