We provide self-insured workers’ compensation services, state fund oversight, and Group management services. We attribute our over 30 years of success to our collaborative partnerships, customized claims management, and comprehensive customer service.
We exist to promote best practices by all members for optimal injury and illness prevention and workers’ compensation outcomes.
Legislation pending in Washington state may extend the presumption of certain medical conditions for first responders and modify the definition of an employee for workers compensation purposes.
HB 1913 and SB 5849 concern the presumption of occupational disease for purposes of workers’ compensation by adding medical conditions to the presumption, extending the presumption to certain publicly employed firefighters and investigators and law enforcement, addressing the qualifying medical examination, and creating an advisory committee.
WSIA Regional Meeting series will introduce Kaizen Methodology into injury prevention. This process includes the use of ergonomic interventions by using wearable technology and data analytics. We will hear directly from the owner of Work Right NW along with a self-insured employer on this process and the use of a sports medicine platform.
WSIA’s 48th Annual Conference, Super Heroes of Comp, is now accepting registrations. Be sure to reserve your spot early at the members only price.
WAC 296-27-031: Reporting fatalities, inpatient hospitalizations, amputations, and losses of an eye as the result of work-related incidents.
You must report to Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) within eight hours of a work-related incident that results in:
a. A fatality; or
b. An inpatient hospitalization of any employee.
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