Caution Zone Checklist
Caution Zone Checklist - Jobs with these activities can cause sprains and strains. Movements or postures that are a regular part of the job, occurring more than one day per week, and more frequently than one week per
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File Quarterly Reports
(4 days ago) Quarterly due dates. Quarterly reports and premiums are due 4 times per year: Weekend due dates may be postmarked the following business day. If you have questions about these quarterly due dates, call the Employer Help Line at 360-902-4817. Manage your Labor & Industries claims correspondence online with Secure Message Center.
Transitioning Back to Work
(2 days ago) L&I’s Stay at Work Program can reimburse the employer of injury for some of their costs when they provide temporary, light-duty jobs for workers while they heal. As a VRC, you can help the employer to: Identify modifications to the job of injury or create transitional or light-duty work. Request the attending provider’s approval of the work.
Equal Pay and Opportunities Act (RCW 49.58)
(4 days ago) not relevant to determining whether jobs are substantially similar. What does “effort” mean when comparing similarly employed employees? Effort is the amount of physical or mental exertion needed to perform a job. Factors of the job which cause mental fatigue and stress, as well as those which alleviate fatigue, should be taken into account.
Agricultural Jobs for Youth
(2 days ago) Agricultural Jobs for Youth. There are different laws and rules for youth working in agriculture, when compared to non-agricultural work. Agricultural jobs include working on farms, ranches, and in some packing and canning operations. In general, the minimum age for teens working in agricultural jobs is 14, and there are many prohibited tasks
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Common Questions Regarding Worker
(2 days ago) This fact sheet helps Washington employers and workers understand key COVID-19 updates on masks and social distancing at work. These common questions and answers are to help with implementation of Governor Jay Inslee's orders and L&I regulatory policy related to COVID-19 and the use of face coverings, masks and respirators.
Electrical Permits, Fees & Inspections
(8 days ago) Electrical Permits, Fees & Inspections. Electrical work in Washington requires a permit and inspection. However, there are a few exceptions. If you're not sure if your work requires an electrical permit and inspection, check Chapter 296-46B-901 WAC. Electrical permits must be purchased by the electrical contractor or the property owner or
Equal Pay & Opportunities Act Q&A
(2 days ago) For purposes of comparing jobs, skill includes factors such as experience, training, education, and ability required to perform the jobs. It must be measured in terms of the performance requirements of a job, not in terms of the skills an employee happens to have.
Optional Paid Sick Leave Policies
(9 days ago) minimum requirements of the paid sick leave law. Employers are required to have a written paid sick leave policy before implementing any of these optional programs.. Paid time off (PTO) programs. PTO programs combine an employee’s paid sick leave, vacation time, and other leave into a …
Contractors / Employers
(1 days ago) The wage rate you would pay is $25. So: $25 wage + $5 benefits = $30 per hour. Note: Cash fringe benefits paid to the employee on the same or separate paycheck is not considered a fringe benefit, such payments are considered part of the employee's wage.
Workers' Comp Fundamentals
(5 days ago) To protect both, in 1911 Washington enacted “no-fault” industrial insurance laws requiring workers’ compensation coverage for the most hazardous jobs. With these laws, neither party had to accept blame for the incident, employers could not be sued, and workers were guaranteed medical benefits and partial wage compensation.
Termination & Retaliation
(6 days ago) Terminating, suspending, demoting, or denying a promotion. Reducing hours or altering the employee’s work schedule. Reducing the employee’s rate of pay. Threatening to take, or taking action, based upon the immigration status of an employee or an employee’s family member. Subjecting the employee to discipline, including write-ups, verbal
Employer’s Return-to-Work Guide
(4 days ago) Return-to-work options: transitional jobs A transitional job is a way for your employee to return to work when restrictions preclude him/ her from performing the job held when the injury occurred. It allows your employee to work for you while he/she is still recovering. There are several types of transitional jobs…
Equal Pay & Opportunities Act
(8 days ago) L&I offers free customized consultations to help employers understand the impact the Equal Pay and Opportunities Act might have on their organization and employment practices, and provide a proactive evaluation of possible specific risks.. To request a consultation, complete this request form. You can also call our equal pay specialist at 360-789-5287.
Overtime & Exemptions
(4 days ago) The 2021 legislative session included passage of ESSB 5172, a bill expanding the state Minimum Wage Act’s overtime protections to all agricultural workers, including agricultural piece-rate workers.Signed by Gov. Jay Inslee, this new law goes into effect on July 25, 2021 entitling dairy workers to receive overtime pay for all hours worked over 40 in a workweek and establishing a gradual
Overtime Rules Resources
(3 days ago) To be classified as exempt, state and federal overtime exemption rules have generally required that executive, administrative, and professional employees meet a three-part test: the worker must be paid a predetermined and fixed salary, the salary must meet a minimum threshold, and the job duties must primarily involve executive, administrative, or professional duties as defined by the regulations.
F700-022-000 Teens at Work: Facts for Employers, Parents
(4 days ago) Jobs where exposures require the use of respiratory protection or hearing protection. Nurses’ aide or nurses’ assistant, unless the minor is in or has completed a state-certified training program. Jobs with possible exposure to bodily fluids, or radioactive and hazardous substances. Additional …
Basic Classroom Instruction & Continuing Education
(7 days ago) Basic Classroom Instruction. Continuing Education Information for Providers. Courses listed below are for electrician/master electrician and electrical administrator certificate renewal only and cannot be used for an electrical trainee renewal. ( Find Basic Trainee Classes) For course schedules, contact the course sponsor named in the lists below.
Work-Related Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Diagnosis and
(1 days ago) The types of jobs most mentioned in the literature or reported in L&I’s data as being associated with CTS are listed in Table 1. This is not an exhaustive list and is meant only as a guide in the consideration of work-relatedness. Table 1. Work Exposures and the Probability of Work-Relatedness :
Salary threshold implementation schedule
(4 days ago) Title: F700-207-000 Overtime Rules Implementation Schedule Author: Washington State Department of Labor & Industries Subject: Factsheet: Shows the implementation schedule for the salary threshold that must be paid overtime exempt employees.
F700-214-000 Equal Pay and Opportunities Act Poster
(8 days ago) similar skill, effort, and responsibility; and their jobs are performed under similar working conditions. Differences in pay for similar jobs may be acceptable only in certain circumstances not related to gender. Equal Career Advancement Opportunities Your employer cannot limit or deprive you of career advancement opportunities because of your
Wages, Rest Breaks & Meal Periods
(5 days ago) Non-agricultural and agricultural workers over 18 years old have different standards for rest breaks and meal periods.. Wages. Youth under 16 years old – must be paid at least 85% of the minimum wage. Youth 16-17 years old – must be paid at least the current state minimum wage.. Rest Breaks. Minors must be allowed a paid rest break, free from duties.
Prevailing Wage Intents and Affidavits (PWIA)
(5 days ago) PREVAILING WAGE INTENTS AND AFFIDAVITS (PWIA). Prevailing Wage Program . 360-902-5335 [email protected]Lni.wa.gov General instructions File Intent and Affidavit forms for Washington State public works projects online, through this secured system.
The Physical Job Evaluation Checklist User Guide
(3 days ago) risk jobs within a single department or high risk activities within a job may be identified. 3. The Checklist may be used to evaluate work activities that should be avoided for return-to-work or work restriction situations. 4. The Checklist may be used to determine the impact of proposed injury prevention solutions