2017: The Year California Burned From North to South
February 22, 2018

2017: The Year California Burned From North to South

At the time of this writing, the massive inferno of the Thomas fire is finally under control, at 92 percent contained. This fire, the largest in California’s history, has ravaged more than 280,000 acres and destroyed hundreds of homes and businesses—many of which are of Western Growers members. And to top it off, the Thomas … Read More

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Changes to Reporting First Aid Claims Now in Effect
January 18, 2017

Changes to Reporting First Aid Claims Now in Effect

By Ken Cooper, WGIS Director of Risk Strategy As of January 2017, insurers are now required to report all claims to the California Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau (WCIRB). These include claims for which any medical care is provided and medical costs are incurred, including those involving first aid treatment, even if the insurer did not make … Read More

by Nicolle Chase