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Executive Director

Workers’ Compensation In South Carolina

Workers’ compensation laws are designed to provide a satisfactory means of handling occupational disabilities. A 20th century development in North America, workers’ compensation laws evolved as the economy became more industrial and less agricultural.

 Executive Director

Gary Cannon

Gary M. Cannon was appointed Executive Director of the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission in March 2009. Mr. Cannon is responsible for the administration and operation of the four functional departments; Judicial, Claims, Insurance and Medical Services and Information Technology. The Executive Director’s Office includes the Office of the General Counsel, Human Resources, Financial Administration and Procurement.

Contact Information

Gary M. Cannon
Executive Director 

Arnisha Keitt
Assistant to the Executive Director