Welcome to your Employer Guide
This guide includes a link to hundreds of resources in our Safety and Health section, our calendar of free trainings, and helpful information about the workers' comp process, like how to report payroll. It's also where you can access Business Online, our secure site where you can check a claim profile, pay your premium, file payroll reports, and more.
Pure premium rate to drop 14 percent in 2018
The basic rate Oregon employers pay will decrease again next year.
Work: 5 to stay alive
If an emergency happens while you’re at work, will you be prepared? Start with these five emergency essentials, then learn more about how to make a plan.
Home: 5 to stay alive
Bad stuff happens. Being prepared helps. Start with these five emergency essentials, then learn more about how to build your kit and make a plan.
Car: 5 to stay alive
Whether you’re facing winter weather or a flat tire, being prepared helps. Start with these five emergency essentials, then learn more about staying safe on the road.
School: 5 to stay alive
We all want our kids to be safe at school. Start with these five emergency essentials, then find fun ways to get kids involved in making a plan.
Dress to burn less
Learn the facts about skin cancer. It might save your life.
Average weekly wage changes are effective July 1
For only the third time in history, the AWW decreased.
Stand up to falls
During National Safety Month, learn three simple things you can do to prevent the nation’s second leading cause of accidental deaths.
Recharge to be in charge
During National Safety Month, learn how a good night’s sleep can be your best defense against workplace injuries.
Don’t just sit there
During National Safety Month, find ergo tips for working comfortably and safely wherever you are.
Prepare for active shooters
During National Safety Month, make a plan to respond to workplace violence.
New post-injury drug testing rules
The change prohibits retaliating against employees for reporting work-related injuries and illnesses.
Supreme Court decides Brown case
The case addresses the term “otherwise compensable injury.”
Confused about safety committees and safety meetings? You’re not alone.
Our quick online training will walk you through the steps to find out what you need to know and how to get started.
Walking into a workers’ comp claim?
Employer wellness programs are an important strategy in injury prevention, but some activities could be compensable.
Sneak more steps into your work day
No time for a long walk or workout? Try one of these quick energy boosters.
2017 Comp News: putting safe and healthy habits within reach
Find simple strategies for helping workers achieve their healthy goals—and be safer in the process.
How safe is your home office?
Find five tips for telecommuting safely.
Work safe. Be well. Better manage workers’ comp.
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Making workers’ comp easy
3 things you can do online to save time, work safe, and get smart.
New fall protection standards for construction
The changes apply to minimum trigger height and the use of slide guards.
- For more, see the employer guide news archive
Strengthen and lengthen | Regularly doing these simple exercises in our video series builds core stability and muscle symmetry. And it can help protect you and your employees from injury.