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Spring Seminar 2024

Workplace Wellbeing: Strategies & Insights

An Online Event

9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Join us for our upcoming Spring Seminar, where we'll explore the intricacies of workers' compensation laws and strategies for fostering a safer, more supportive work environment. With sessions covering topics such as legal frameworks affecting injured workers, ergonomic excellence, and mental health considerations in the workplace, this half-day event promises valuable insights and practical guidance. Mark your calendars for March 14th and secure your spot for an engaging and informative virtual seminar that will empower you to navigate the evolving landscape of workers' compensation with confidence.

For one low price, this seminar offers great content and continuing education credits for professionals in: 

Self-Insured & State Fund Claims Handling | Safety & Health | TPAs | Nurse Case Management | Disability Management | Vocational Rehabilitation | Human Resources

Sessions Include:

Beyond the Basics: Laws Affecting Injured Workers

With insights from Jenny Haykin, Leave & Accommodations Program Manager at Puget Sound Energy, and Kate Tylee Herz, Partner at Davis Wright Tremanie, this session will delve into the intricate web of laws impacting injured workers. Gain a comprehensive understanding of legal frameworks such as FMLA and ADA regulations, equipping you with the knowledge to navigate complexities for fair and just outcomes.

Exploring Ergonomic Excellence

Join us as we explore the latest ergonomic rules and strategies aimed at fostering a safer and more productive work environment. Learn practical tips on optimizing workspaces to enhance employee well-being and prevent injuries. Session led by Lou Pitonyak from Peoples Injury Network NW.

Navigating Nurse PTSD and Mental Health Considerations

Gain valuable insights into the evolving landscape of mental health considerations in workers' compensation, with a focus on the new law allowing presumptive occupational coverage for PTSD among direct-care registered nurses. This session will provide practical approaches to supporting the well-being of healthcare professionals and other employees. Session led by Joel Carlson at Eims Tedrow & Ladenburg PC

2024 Legislative Session Recap

Stay informed and ahead of the curve with an exclusive recap of the 2024 legislative session led by Kris Tefft, Executive Director of WSIA. Get updates on the latest changes in workers' compensation laws, empowering you to adapt and thrive in a dynamic regulatory environment.

Got news, updates, services, or anything you want to share with Washington's self-insured community? Want to support the event and WSIA's broader work? We've got sponsorship recognition space throughout our lead-up to the seminar, including opportunities on camera during the event. Contact Kari Heinold to work out a custom package that's perfect for your company.

Continuing Education Credits

WSIA will award 4 continuing education credit hours for the Washington Workers' Compensation Professional (WWCP) recertification. The following additional professional development credentials will be available to attendees:

  • L&I CEU - Applied for
  • CDMS - Applied for
  • SHRM  4 recertification credits
  • CRCC - Applied for
  • CCMC - Applied for


WSIA Members - $99

Non-members - $149 (Not a member? Click here to join today!)

Cancellation Information

No refunds will be given for cancellations made after March 7, 2024.