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A Parents' Guide to Apprenticeships
Booklet: Designed specifically for parents, this booklet provides an overview of apprenticeship. Topics include the benefits of apprenticeship, career options, requirements, how to apply and contact information.

Publication
F100-530-000
 
Employers’ Guide to Workers’ Compensation Insurance in Washington State

Book: Explains the Washington State's workers' compensation program. Suggests ways to protect workers' safety and health and describes L&I programs to help employers control premium costs.



Publication
F101-002-000
 
Independent Contractor Guide: A Step-by-Step Guide to Hiring Independent Contractors in Washington State

Pamphlet/booklet: A step-by-step guide to hiring independent contractors in Washington State. This publication is a general guide to help you understand how and when the Department of Labor & Industries applies workers’ compensation laws to independent contractors.



Publication
F101-063-000

Alt Language(s):
Español
 
Applying for Your Washington Business License: A Step-by-Step Guide
Pamphlet: Concise, easy-to-read pamphlet that explains the steps to apply for a business license and what to do if you plan to employ workers. Includes how to apply to be a registered construction contractor.

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F101-079-000

Alt Language(s):
Español
 
Doing Business with the State of Washington: A Guide to Washington State Bid Opportunities
Pamphlet/booklet: Provides an overview of bid opportunities and processes for Washington State government with specific contact information for the Department of Labor & Industries.

Publication
F101-087-000
 
Employer's Return-to-Work Guide

Pamphlet/booklet: Explains the benefits of 'return to work' from the employer's perspective, describes RTW options, and provides resource and contact information.



Publication
F200-003-000
 
Employers' Guide to Self-Insurance in Washington State
Book: Explains the process for employers to provide their own industrial insurance (workers’ compensation) coverage in Washington State. Also reviews surety requirements for self-insurance, reporting and recordkeeping requirements, claims processing, and compliance and legal issues.

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F207-079-000
 
A Guide to Workers' Compensation Benefits For Employees of Self-Insured Businesses

Pamphlet/booklet: Explains to employees of self-insured businesses their rights and responsibilities under industrial insurance law. Describes benefits and how to file a claim.



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F207-085-000

Alt Language(s):
Español
 
Guía de Beneficios de Compensación para los Trabajadores:  Para los Empleados de Empresas Autoaseguradas - (English) A Guide to Workers' Compensation Benefits For Employees of Self-Insured Businesses

Pamfleto/folleto: Explica a los empleados de negocios autoasegurados sus derechos y responsabilidades bajo la ley de seguro industrial.  Describe los beneficios y como  presentar un reclamo.



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F207-085-999

Alt Language(s):
Inglés
 
Workers' Compensation Record Keeping and Reporting Guides

Packet: Contains eight quick reference cards covering topics related to workers' compensation record keeping and reporting. Topics include: computering worker hours, standard exception classifications, excluded employments and corporate officers.



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F212-222-000
 
Construction Industry Classification Guide

Book (loose-leaf manual): Helps contractors properly classify for workers' compensation insurance purposes the work being performed by their employees on new wood-frame building construction projects.



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F213-008-000
 
Temporary Services Guide to Workers' Compensation Insurance

Used by L&I to assign industrial insurance classifications for workers of temporary help agencies. The first file is a PDF of the Temporary Services Guide to Workers' Compensation Insurance. The second file is a 2003 Excel file. This file is a cross match of non temporary help classifications and the temporary help risk classification associated with that risk class. The third file is a 2003 Excel file. This is a reverse look up for temporary help risk classification and the non temporary classes associated with a temporary help class. File contains an instructions worksheet for the reverse look up worksheet.



Manual
F213-019-000
 
Workers' Compensation Benefits: A Guide for Injured Workers

Pamphlet/booklet: For workers covered by L&I (the State Fund). Describes benefits if you have a work-related injury or illness and how to file a claim. Explains a worker's rights and responsibilities under Washington State's industrial insurance law. Note: Previously titled, Workers' Guide to Industrial Insurance Benefits.



Publication
F242-104-000

Alt Language(s):
Español
 
Beneficios de Compensación para los Trabajadores: Una guía para los Trabajadores Lesionados - English (Workers' Compensation Benefits: A Guide for Injured Workers)

Folleto: Explica los derechos y responsabilidades de los trabajadores bajo la ley de seguro industrial.  Describe beneficios y cómo presentar un reclamo.  Aviso: Anteriormente titulado, Guía de Beneficios del Seguro Industrial para los Trabajadores.  



Publication
F242-104-999

Alt Language(s):
Inglés
 
Complete Stay at Work Guide for Employers, The

Booklet: Explains Stay at Work, a financial incentive program that encourages Washington employers to find light-duty or transitional jobs for workers recovering from on-the-job injuries. Provides information on reimbursements, what is covered and how to apply. Detailed Q&A section included.



Publication
F243-005-000
 
HCFA Proprietary Format Companion Guide
This guide details the HCFA proprietary format structure and provides information regarding electronic billing to the department via Provider Express Billing (PEB).

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F245-394-000
 
ASC X12N 005010 EDI Transactions Companion Guide
Description: This guide details the HIPAA ASC X12N 005010 format structure for EDI and provides information regarding electronic billing To the department via Provider Express Billing (PEB)

Manual
F245-398-000
 
Pharmacy Companion Guide
This guide details the HIPAA ASC X12N 004010 format structure for 835 Pharmacy Remittance Advice and provides information regarding electronic billing to the department via Provider Express billing (PEB)

Manual
F245-400-000
 
Business and Industry Category Guide

Manual: Provides assistance to retro groups in determining if a prospective employer qualifies for their retrospective rating group program.



Manual
F250-025-000
 
Workers' Guide to Hazardous Chemicals: Understanding the Right-to-Know Law-English/Spanish (Gua del trabajador para el uso de qumicos peligrosos: Comprendiendo la Ley del derecho a saber)
Pamphlet/booklet: Explains Washington's chemical hazard communication standard, which requires employers to inform their employees about hazardous chemicals in the workplace and to train them in their proper use.

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F413-014-909
 
Workplace Safety and Health Rules and Guides

CD: Contains workplace safety and health rules for Washington State and links to policies and related laws. Also contains guides covering accident prevention programs (APP) and personal protective equipment (PPE). Note: Order CD or view rules online.



CD
F414-074-034
 
A Guide to Workplace Safety and Health in Washington State

Pamphlet/booklet: Provides an overview of the Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act (WISHA), worker and employer rights and responsibilities, enforcement of WISHA rules, and consultation and education services L&I provides. Previously titled A Guide to WISHA



Publication
F416-132-000

Alt Language(s):
Español
 
A Guide to Workplace Safety and Health in Washington State-Spanish (Una Guía de Seguridad y Salud del Lugar de Trabajo en el Estado de Washington)

Pamphlet/booklet: Provides an overview of the Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act (WISHA), worker and employer rights and responsibilities, enforcement of WISHA rules, and consultation and education services L&I provides. Previously titled A Guide to WISHA



Publication
F416-132-999

Alt Language(s):
Inglés
 
Forklift Safety Guide
Book: Provides general information on kinds of forklifts, principles of physics that apply to forklifts, training requirements for forklift operators, basic operator safety rules, dangers of carbon monoxide, and safety while servicing a forklift.

Publication
F417-031-000
 
Guide to Crew Safety Meetings
Pamphlet/booklet: Provides a succinct guide to conducting crew safety meetings for general industry and the construction industry. Includes a format for recording meeting minutes.

Publication
F417-043-000
 
Guidelines for Selecting Reserve Trees
Book: Provides technical guidance on retaining reserve trees in concert with safe work practices and forest and wildlife management goals. Produced cooperatively by state and federal agencies and industry groups.

Publication
F417-092-000
 
Pocket Guide to Caution Zone Jobs

Pamphlet/booklet: This advisory pocket guide reviews 14 workplace risk factors that can lead to soft tissue injuries such as back strain, tendinitis and carpal tunnel syndrome. Suggests ways to identify the risk factors. Lists helpful resources from L&I.



Publication
F417-195-000
 
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Guide
Book: This guide helps employers comply with the WISHA Personal Protective Equipment rules. It covers general personal protective equipment and PPE requirements used to protect the head, eyes and face, hand and arm, foot and leg, and body (torso) in most work environments.

Publication
F417-207-000
 
Nail Gun Safety: A Guide for Construction Contractors

Booklet: Gives information needed to prevent nail gun injuries for construction employers.



Publication
F417-232-000
 
Workplace Safety and Health Pocket Guide

Pocket guide: Provides links to online information, including safety and health consultations, how to develop a safety program, reporting hazards and injuries, other safety training, and information for teen workers.



Publication
F417-241-000
 
Historical Boilers Inspection Guideline
Inspection sheet for boiler inspectors. 4 pages.

Form
F620-043-000
 
What You Need to Know if You Don't Get Paid: A Worker's Guide to the Washington State Wage Payment Act-English/Spanish (Lo que necesita saber si no recibe su pago: Una guía para el trabajador de la ley del pago de salario del) estado de Washington
Fact sheet: Summarizes workers' rights and responsibilities regarding minimum wage, pay, work hours and overtime and explains how to file a wage complaint. Includes answers to several commonly asked questions.

Publication
F700-153-909
 
Billing Guidelines for Sexual Assault Examinations: Crime Victims Compensation Program

Provides information health-care providers need to bill the Crime Victims Compensation Program for medical services.



Manual
F800-100-000
 
Mental Health Fee Schedule and Billing Guidelines

Manual: This manual is for providers who bill the Crime Victims Compensation Program for mental health services for crime victims.



Manual
F800-105-000
 
Maritime Coverage

Used by the employer as a quick reference guide to explain which maritime jobs may or may not be covered by L&I.



Form
F212-034-000
 
Quarterly Reporting for Drywall

Used by drywall employers as a guide to completing quarterly and supplemental reports. This includes filled out samples of F212-050-000 and F212-051-000.



Form
F212-224-000

Alt Language(s):
Español
 
Reporte Trimestral para la Industria de Tabla de Yeso

Used by drywall employers as a guide to completing quarterly and supplemental reports. This includes filled out samples of F212-050-000 and F212-051-000.



Form
F212-224-999

Alt Language(s):
Inglés
 
Corporate Officers

Quick reference card: Explains the criteria to allow a corporate officer to be exempt from industrial insurance (workers' compensation) coverage. This information is part of the publication, Workers’ Compensation Record Keeping and Report Guides.



Publication
F214-010-000
 
Record Keeping

Quick reference card: Identifies the type of records employers, including construction contractors, need to keep to allow L&I to compute premiums. This information is part of the publication, Workers’ Compensation Record Keeping and Report Guides.



Publication
F214-011-000
 
Independent Contractors

Quick reference card: Provides information to help determine whether a "subcontractor" working for you meets the legal requirements to be an independent contractor, or whether he/she is actually a covered worker for workers' compensation (industrial insurance) purposes. This information is part of the publication, Workers’ Compensation Record Keeping and Report Guides.



Publication
F214-012-000
 
Excluded and Exempt Employments

Quick reference card: Provides a list of employments excluded from workers' compensation coverage, including those eligible for optional coverage. This information is part of the publication, Workers’ Compensation Record Keeping and Report Guides.



Publication
F214-013-000
 
Computing Worker Hours

Quick reference card: Shows employers how to figure workers' compensation premiums for different types of employees: hourly employees, salaried employees, commissioned personnel or employees paid for piecework. This information is part of the publication, Workers’ Compensation Record Keeping and Report Guides.



Publication
F214-014-000
 
Standard Exception Classification

Quick reference card: Provides basic information about standard exception classifications, which can be separately rated from the basic business classification for determining industrial insurance (workers' compensation) premiums. This information is part of the publication, Workers’ Compensation Record Keeping and Report Guides.



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F214-016-000
 
Limited Liability Companies (LLC)

Quick reference card: Reviews the requirements for members or managers of limited liability companies to be exempt from workers' compensation (industrial insurance) coverage. This information is part of the publication, Workers’ Compensation Record Keeping and Report Guides.



Publication
F214-021-000
 
Drywall Contractors

Quick reference guide: Used by drywall contractors to get answers to questions about being a drywall contractor and how it relates to L&I.



Form
F214-024-000
 
Medical Examiners' Handbook

Book: A publication for independent medical examiners, attending doctors and consultants, this document contains guidelines, sample reports and billing procedures for preparing and conducting impairment ratings and independent medical exams in Washington's workers' compensation system. Beginning July 1, 2012, free Category I CME credits are available for completing the self-assessment associated with this handbook. Go to www.Imes.Lni.wa.gov and click on Medical Examiners Handbook for information on the exam. L&I and the authors have no financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider of commercial services discussed in this document.



Publication
F252-001-000
 
Fall Protection: Responding to Emergencies
Book: This guide is for employers and for employees who work from exposed, elevated surfaces. It covers the following: what to do to prevent fall-related emergencies and how to respond promptly if a fall-related emergency occurs. Includes illustrations of aided-rescue equipment systems.

Publication
F417-208-000
 
Your Daily Record of Hours and Units Worked - For Agricultural Workers / Spanish - Su Registro Diario de Horas y Unidades Trabajadas - Para Trabajadores Agrícolas

Booklet: A pocket-sized bilingual guide to encourage agricultural workers to keep track of their daily work hours, units and earnings.



Publication
F700-169-909
 
Self-Insurance Electronic Data Reporting System (SIEDRS): Enrollment Package 2.0

Book: Explains the technical requirements for participating in SIEDRS, the Self-Insurance Electronic Data Reporting System.



Publication
F207-194-000
 





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