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Stay at Work: Getting Money Back for Light-Duty Accommodations

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Despite employers’ best efforts to ensure safe working conditions for employees, workplace injuries can still happen, which are hard for everyone involved. Injured workers often worry about their recovery and potential financial hardships if they cannot work due to their injury. Employers may be concerned about the...
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Experience Modification Rate–What Employers in Washington Need to Know

In Washington State, the workers’ compensation insurance landscape is unique compared to the rest of the country. Almost all employers with operations in the state must have a workers’ compensation account registered with the Washington Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) and pay their insurance premiums...
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Your Questions About COVID-19, Workers' Compensation, OSHA Logs, Vaccines, & More

For the first time in history, employers have had to navigate workers’ compensation insurance during a global pandemic. It seems that just as quickly as new information comes out to address one situation, a new concern emerges, often leaving businesses scrambling for answers. In this post, you will find answers to...

Archbright’s Manufacturing Retro Program: A Nice Piece of the Pie

In 1981 L&I started offering a voluntary Retrospective Rating program, also known as “retro.” Retro programs are safety incentive programs providing the opportunity for employers to earn refunds on L&I insurance premiums as a reward for creating safe work environments. Archbright began sponsoring its first retro...

The Proper Handling and Prevention of Workplace Injuries

Imagine an ambulance just took your employee to the hospital for an eye injury. You wonder how this could have happened; you provide safety glasses to all workers. A ton of questions come to mind. Will the employee be okay? Will their vision be impacted? Could they lose their eye? Will your company be in trouble?...

Keeping Your Costs Down in a Retro Environment Thru Claims Management

Most people know that in Washington, a Retro program is a safety incentive program that allows employers to earn refunds on their Labor & Industries (L&I) workers’ compensation insurance premiums. The goal for most employers is the refund, but how can you get a refund and keep your costs from escalating when you...
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