Last Update: 6/21/16

Chapter 296-16 WAC


WAC Sections

What is the department's preferred worker program?
Who may be certified as a preferred worker?
What are the preferred worker certification requirements for a worker with developmental disabilities as defined by RCW 71A.10.020?
Who certifies industrially injured or ill workers as preferred workers?
Can a worker's preferred worker certification be revoked?
How long does a worker's preferred worker certification last?
Will the department grant a worker preferred worker certification under multiple open claims at the same time?
Which employers are eligible to benefit from the preferred worker program?
Who must confirm the worker has returned to work that is consistent with the worker's limitations and physical restrictions?
What benefits can an eligible employer receive from the preferred worker program?
What must an employer do to qualify for benefits when hiring or reemploying a preferred worker?
Can a denial decision about preferred worker certification or employer incentive eligibility be protested or appealed?
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