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Established in 1914 by the state legislature, State Fund is California's most reliable provider of workers' compensation insurance and a vital asset to California businesses. State Fund supports California's entrepreneurial spirit and plays a stabilizing role in the economy by providing fairly priced workers' compensation insurance, helping California employers keep their workplaces safe, and restoring injured workers.



 

 

State Compensation Insurance Fund Offers Earthquake Workplace Safety Information for California Businesses

August 26, 2014

San Francisco, CA — Following the recent Napa earthquake, State Compensation Insurance Fund (State Fund) is offering earthquake preparedness information for California businesses. Despite the risk of earthquake in California, many businesses, especially those not on direct fault lines, may not be prepared for this type of disaster.

As a leading resource for workplace safety in California, State Fund has earthquake preparedness video training and other materials available on its Website to protect employees and property. OSHA also has important tips. Businesses should prepare their workplace by securing large equipment, gather emergency supplies, and have an earthquake emergency plan.

To assist Northern California policyholders affected by the earthquake, State Fund is offering extended credit terms to those experiencing business disruptions. State Fund policyholders who are experiencing earthquake-related impacts can call State Fund’s Customer Service Center number to request the exemptions at (800) 782-8338 or through their insurance broker. Requests must be made by September 9, 2014.

This year, State Fund is celebrating 100 years of providing California businesses with a strong and stable option for their workers’ compensation insurance. State Fund has played an important role in the state’s economy as illustrated in this interactive, comprehensive timeline that chronicles noteworthy developments for State Fund and California between 1914 and 2014.

Established in 1914 by the state legislature State Fund has operated for 100 years, is California’s largest provider of workers’ compensation insurance, and a vital asset to California businesses. State Fund supports California’s entrepreneurial spirit and plays a stabilizing role in the economy by providing fairly priced workers’ compensation insurance making California workplaces safe, and restoring injured workers.

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