We are accepting applications for work hardening programs in Washington. L&I requirements can be found in the work hardening program standards.
Programs need to include physical therapy and occupational therapy. We consider exceptions on a case-by case basis.
Services outside of Washington
We will consider using an out-of-state program on a case-by-case basis. If you receive a request to provide work hardening, contact us to see if your program qualifies.
To become a work hardening provider, you must first have a provider account number.
Once you have your provider account number, send us the following:
- Name, address, and phone and fax numbers for your hospital or clinic.
- L&I provider numbers for your clinic and clinicians.
- A list of staff, including titles and copies of licenses or other credentials.
- A description of your program protocol, including details of how you will meet L&I’s standards.
- A description of your facility, including:
- A floor plan with square footage listed.
- Services offered.
- List of your equipment for conditioning and work simulation.
- A copy of your report formats and/or, preferably, samples of completed reports. Include any other forms that help describe your program.
- A copy of your quality-assurance protocol to show how you provide follow-up and, internal review, and to assure that you are prepared to comply with work hardening program standards.
- A letter of intent to comply with work hardening program standards.
Mail your application materials to:
Department of Labor & Industries
Attention: Therapy Services
PO Box 44324
Olympia, WA 98504-4324
Mailing addressWashington State Department of Labor & Industries
PO Box 44324
Olympia WA 98504-4324