New Mexico Statutes Chapter 52. Workers' Compensation § 52-1-1.1. Definitions

As used in Chapter 52, Articles 1 through 6 NMSA 1978:

A. “controlled insurance plan” means a plan of insurance coverage that is established by an owner or principal contractor that requires participation by contractors or subcontractors who are engaged in the construction project, including coverage plans that are for a fixed term of coverage on a single construction site;

B. “director” means the director of the workers' compensation administration;

C. “division” means the workers' compensation administration;

D. “extra-hazardous employer” means an employer whose injury frequencies substantially exceed those that may reasonably be expected in that employer's business or industry;

E. “rolling wrap-up or consolidated insurance plan” means coverage for an ongoing project or series of projects in which the common insurance program remains in place indefinitely and contracted work is simply added as it occurs under the control of one owner or principal contractor;

F. “workers' compensation judge” means an individual appointed by the director to act as a workers' compensation judge in the administration of the Workers' Compensation Act or the New Mexico Occupational Disease Disablement Law;

G. “workman” or “workmen” means worker or workers;

H. “Workmen's Compensation Act” means the Workers' Compensation Act;  and

I. “workmen's compensation administration” or “administration” means the workers' compensation administration.


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