Washington Workers’ Compensation

Retro Program
for Employers in Washington

Here's How Vigilant Can Help

Prevent Workplace Injuries and Reduce Workers’ Comp Costs

Take a proactive approach to reducing claim-related expenses by keeping your employees safe and working. Worry less about navigating the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries processes so you can focus on what you do best — running your business.
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You’ll get your own dedicated claims manager who will handle all your workers’ comp claims from start to finish with the goal of closing claims quickly and fairly.

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As a member of Vigilant's Manufacturing Retrospective Rating Program, you can reduce future quarterly premiums and earn a refund on the annual premiums you pay to L&I.

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A Holistic Approach

Solve Your Workers' Comp Issues with Vigilant Manufacturing Retro Group

Vigilant provides an integrated approach to preventing injuries, addressing overlapping legal issues, and reducing costs through effective management of claims.

  • Dedicated claims managers learn your business and manage injury claims quickly and effectively
  • Dedicated safety professionals help reduce hazards, prevent injuries and build a strong safety culture in your manufacturing company
  • Employment attorneys get involved when tough claims intersect with employment law issues
  • Reduction of quarterly premiums and the opportunity to earn refunds on the premiums you pay to Washington L&I for workers’ compensation
  • Stay protected from assessments through our Penalty Reserve Trust

Why Choose Vigilant Retro?

Lower workers' comp costs and resolve claims quickly and fairly.

Our team of claims managers, safety professionals, and employment attorneys are ready to help reduce your workers’ comp costs and help you earn premium refunds through our Manufacturing Retrospective Rating Program.

Over $139 million in refunds

Over the last 33 years, we have averaged retro refunds of 24%.

Penalty-free for 30+ years and counting

Our Retro Program has never been assessed a penalty, but we are well prepared in the event of an adverse year with our Penalty Reserve Trust currently worth over $5 million.

70+ years combined experience

Our 5 claims managers are experts in their field and know the ins and outs of Washington Labor & Industries, common claims filed in manufacturing environments, and the most effective tricks for resolving claims quickly and effectively.

All your services, in one place

You'll have access to our team of safety, claims, and employment law attorneys who love a good challenge—like overlapping legal issues and tough workers' comp claims, for instance.

Jodi Slavik
Employment Attorney &
Strategic Services Director

Carl Yamada
Claims Manager
Trish Leimbach
WA Workers' Comp Director