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296-15-400 Self-insured workers' rights and obligations.

How must a self-insurer notify its workers of their rights and obligations under the industrial insurance laws?
Self-insurers must notify workers of their industrial insurance rights and obligations at the following times:
(1) Within thirty days of hire, provide a form substantially similar to the one page Workers' Compensation Filing Information L&I form F207-155-000.
(2) When a worker files a claim, provide the following information in writing:
(a) The current edition of the department's pamphlet Employees of Self-Insured Businesses Guide to Industrial Insurance Benefits L&I pamphlet P207-085-000 or this same information in substantially similar format; and
(b) The name, address, and phone number of the person or organization handling the worker's claim.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 51.32.190(6), 51.32.055 (8)(a) and (9)(a). WSR 98-24-121, § 296-15-400, filed 12/2/98, effective 1/2/99.]




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