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.

Our Mission

We exist to promote best practices by all members for optimal injury and illness prevention and workers’ compensation outcomes.

Our Core Values

  • Responsiveness to members and injured workers
  • Commitment to continuous improvements in the quality of our results and processes.
  • Working with integrity in all of our relationships and activities.
  • Treating each other with respect while working toward the best outcomes.

Industry News

Bills would expand compensable medical conditions, employee definition

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.

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2019 Legislative Session Workers Compensation Bills

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.

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Training Opportunities

April 10, 2019

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.

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May 15, 2019 – May 17, 2019

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.

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WSIA Weekly Insights

This Week’s Self-Insured Community News and Committee Reports

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Claim Tips and Best Practices

Timely Reporting

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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