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GRIP Member Resources

Welcome to GRIP member resources. Here, you will find industry-specific resources for safety, leadership and training all in one place.

Informational brochures:

Workplace Injury Resources

Documenting the string of events that lead to an incident while the information is fresh in your mind will increase understanding for all if it should evolve into a claim.

L&I: Report a Hospitalization or Fatality to DOSH

Use this template when you have a workplace injury.

Incident Reporting Packet (English)
Incident Reporting Packet (Spanish)
Incident Reporting Packet (Russian)

Provide a poster with the steps to take when an employee is injured at work.

Incident Report Poster (English)
Incident Report Poster (Spanish)
Incident Report Poster (Russian)

For step-by-step instructions on how to return employees back to work and to download the required forms, go to: ernwest.com/grip-return-to-work

A list of modified-duty job ideas to help off-set Time Loss.

Modified Duty Job List

Stay at Work (SAW) is a financial program administered by L&I, incentivizing employers to bring their injured workers back to modified duty or transitional work as soon as possible. GRIP matches the L&I SAW reimbursement.

GRIP + SAW Match

Contact

For more information or if you are having trouble downloading content, please contact the ERNwest team.

GRIP Retro Questions?
Ashlee Day, GRIP Group Manager
253.237.0809 | ADay@ernwest.com

GRIP Safety Questions?
253.237.0812 | safety@ernwest.com

Safety Resources

Information in this section helps you reduce or prevent injuries by creating processes, identifying hazards and providing staff training.

GRIP Training

GRIP-specific training benefits new members and serves as a great refresher for established GRIP participants. Click on the topics below for more information about the training and to register. 

Webinar Training
02/02/2023 | 11:00 AM | Getting Your GRIP on Claims, Comp & Safety
02/02/2023 |   1:00 PM | Residential Construction Fall Awareness  

Live Training (MBAKS – Bellevue)
03/02/2023 | 11:00 AM | Getting Your GRIP on Claims, Comp & Safety
03/02/2023 |   1:00 PM | Fall Awareness and Ladder Safety

Accident Prevention Program (APP)

Every employer is different and requires a unique plan for protecting employees and staying compliant with federal, state and local regulations.

L&I: APP

Every employer in Washington State is required to create a written accident prevention program (APP) to address the safety and health hazards found in their workplace.

GRIP APP Template (MS Word)

GRIP APP Template – Small Project (MS Word)
(A safety plan for small and mobile job sites.)

GRIP APP Template – Wildfire Smoke Addendum (MS Word)

GRIP APP Template – Landscaping

GRIP Outdoor Heat Exposure Plan (MS Word)

GRIP Respiratory Protection Program (MS Word)

Employers are legally required to display posters that inform their employees of their rights and responsibilities. 

L&I Required Workplace Posters

A job hazard analysis is a technique that focuses on job tasks as a way to identify hazards before they occur. A Job hazard analysis is required for all Washington State businesses as part of the employer-written accident prevention program.

Sample Job Hazard Analysis Manual

Job Hazard Analysis Fillable Form (PDF)

Job Hazard Analysis Sample Form (MS Word)

New employees are six times more likely to have a time-loss claim in the first year of employment. In addition, it is required to provide documented new-member safety training to all new employees as part of your written accident prevention program.

Sample New Hire Orientation Checklist

Helpful Safety Documentation

An on-going commitment to safety includes accurate and up-to-date records for your business. Use these documents to maintain a good Safety Program.

L&I: Top 10 Safety Violations in Construction

Have an emergency plan in place for each job site.

GRIP Emergency Plan – Site Specific

Common items requested or reviewed by an L&I compliance officer due to serious injury, fatality, employee complaint, or visit. 

L&I/DOSH Compliance Inspection Checklist

L&I/DOSH Compliance Inspection Checklist for Construction

Employers with 11 or more employees in a calendar year are required to keep OSHA 300 logs for five years. To access links to forms and other helpful information please visit our OSHA 300 Recordkeeping page at ERNwest.com/OSHA

OSHA 300 Recordkeeping 2019 Part 1 – GRIP Nuts and Bolts
OSHA 300 Recordkeeping 2019 Part 2 – GRIP E-Reporting

Weekly Toolbox Topics

January Tips

February Tips

Archives

Jobsite Security_0102
Jobsite Security_ESP_0102

Roadside Traffic Controls_1121
Roadside Traffic Controls_ESP_1121

National Fire Prevention Week_1010
National Fire Prevention Week_ESP_1010

Burn First Aid on the Construction Site_1024
Burn First Aid on the Construction Site_ESP_1024

Workplace Accidents Can be Costly_0905
Workplace Accidents Can be Costly_ESP_0905

Working in a New Area_0919
Working in a New Area_ESP_0919

On-Site Hand Tool Safety_0926
On-Site Hand Tool Safety_ESP_0926

Flagging Safety 101_0822
Flagging Safety 101_ESP_0822

Constructing Masonry Walls_0829
Constructing Masonry Walls_ESP_0829

Home Builder Safety_0711
Home Builder Safety_ESP_0711

Work Site Scaffolding Safety_0725
Work Site Scaffolding Safety_ESP_0725

Using Boom Lifts Near Safety Lines_0627
Using Boom Lifts Near Safety Lines_ESP_0627

Safe Vehicle Fueling on the Worksite_0411
Safe Vehicle Fueling on the Worksite_ESP_0411

Making Housekeeping a Priority On-site_0418
Making Housekeeping a Priority On-site_ESP_0418

Focus Four_0328
Focus Four_ESP_0328

Ladder Safety at the Construction Site_0307
Ladder Safety at the Construction Site_ESP_0307

Confined Spaces – Roles and Responsibilites_0314
Confined Spaces – Roles and Responsibilities_ESP_0314

Confined Spaces – Permits_0228
Confined Spaces – Permits_ESP_0228

Working Near Water Safely_0207
Working Near Water Safely_ESP_0207

Dangers of Job Site Cellphone Use_1220
Dangers of Job Site Cellphone Use_ESP_1220

Excavation Site Safety Practices_1122
Excavation Site Safety Practices_ESP_1122

Welding-Cutting at Work Site_0823
Welding-Cutting at Work Site_ESP_0823

Trench Safety_01-20
Trench Safety Spanish

Job Hazard Analysis_01-13
Job Hazard Analysis Spanish

Demolition Planning_01-06
Demolition Planning Spanish

Work Zone Safety_03-16
Work Zone Safety Spanish

Lockout-Tagout on the Jobsite_03-02
Lockout-Tagout on the Jobsite Spanish

Protecting Those Below_1005
Protecting Those Below Spanish

Know Your Turf Before You Dig 0720
Know Your Turf Before You Dig Spanish

Teaching On-site Safety by Example_0125
Teaching On-site Safety by Example_Spanish

Keep the Worksite Safe with PPE_0308
Keep the Worksite Safe with PPE_ESP_0308

GRIP Trench Safety Toolkit

Preventing Pinch Point Injuries on the Job Site 0524
Preventing Pinch Point Injuries on the Job Site_Spanish

Crane Safety_1107
Crane Safety_ESP_1107

Extension Ladder Safety_1114
Extension Ladder Safety_ESP_1114

Power Tool Safety_1128
Power Tool Safety_ESP_1128

Earthmover Safety_0613
Earthmover Safety_ESP_0613

Understanding Protective Systems in Trenching and Excavating_0530
Understanding Protective Systems in Trenching and Excavating_ESP_0530

Skid-steer Loader Safety_0509
Skid-steer Loader Safety_ESP_0509

Pneumatic Nail Gun Safety_0516
Pneumatic Nail Gun Safety_ESP_0516

ABCs of Personal Fall Arrest Systems_0502
ABCs of Personal Fall Arrest Systems_ESP_0502

Silica Safety for Hand-held Power Saws_0425
Silica Safety for Hand-held Power Saws_ESP_0425

Earth Mover Safety_ESP_0124
Earth Mover Safety_0124

Table Saws_0412
Table Saws_ESP_0412

ABCs of Personal Fall Arrest Systems -Anchorages_0426
ABCs of Personal Fall Arrest Systems -Anchorages_ESP_0426

Operating Forklifts Safely_02-10
Operating Forklifts Safely Spanish

Nail Gun Safety_03-09
Nail Gun Safety Spanish

Lift Gate Safety
Lift Gate Safety – Spanish

Inspecting and Caring for Your Fall Protection System_0706
Inspecting and Caring For Your Fall Protection System Spanish

Work Site Scaffolding Safety_0713
Work Site Scaffolding Safety Spanish

Machine Guards are for Your Protection 0727
Machine Guards are for Your Protection Spanish

Scissor Lift Safety Tips_1116
Scissor Lift Safety Tips Spanish

Dump Truck Safety Operations_1221
Dump Truck Safety Operations Spanish_1221

Stay Safe When Spray Painting_1228
Stay Safe When Spray Painting Spanish_1228

Drill Press Safety_0104
Drill Press Safety_Spanish

No Extra Riders on Equipment_0322
No Extra Riders on Equipment_ESP_0322

Boom Truck Safety_0329
Boom Truck Safety_ESP_0329

ABCs of Personal Fall Arrest Systems–Body Harnesses 0503
ABCs of Personal Fall Arrest Systems–Body Harnesses_Spanish

ABCs of Personal Fall Arrest Systems–Connecting Devices 0510
ABCs of Personal Fall Arrest Systems–Connecting Devices_Spanish

Bench Grinders_0621
Bench Grinders_Spanish

Mounting and Dismounting Equipment_0628
Mounting and Dismounting Equipment_Spanish

Leadership

Documents in this section can help leadership teams guide employees to engage and maintain behaviors that will achieve your safety goals.

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