Accident Prevention Tips

accident  (ak-si-duh-nt) – noun – “an unfortunate event resulting especially from carelessness or ignorance.” In 2013, there were over 3 million recorded cases of nonfatal injuries or illnesses in the private industry. 30 percent of those cases involved an employee having to take time away from work (http://www.bls.gov/iif/). There are ...

Getting Prompt & Proper Care

The most important issue in any workplace injury is the health and well being of the injured employee.  That means the most important step after an injury is to get treatment as soon as possible. Worker Care wants to make sure you and your employees get the best care possible, ...

Changing the Way We Communicate

At Worker Care, we’ve always been committed to open and timely communication with our patients and their employers.  An injury can be a scary thing for everyone involved, and you’re bound to have a ton of questions throughout the process.  That’s why we’re taking steps to better educate our patients and ...

Take a Moment for Holiday Safety

Christmas is just a few short days away, and everyone has so much going on these days, it’s easy to get distracted at work.   “Is that present going to be shipped on time?” and “Did we forget to invite anyone to Christmas dinner?” fills the brain like visions of sugar-plums! ...

Some Worker Care FAQs

We get a lot of questions about what we do and how we’re different than all the other occupational medicine clinics out there, so we thought we’d take a moment to clear some things up. At Worker Care, we understand the importance of keeping your employees at their most productive, ...

Occupational Health!

Everyone has heard the term occupational medicine. But here at Worker Care, we’re dedicated to offering occupational health, not just the medicine. We take the time to connect with our patients, making sure they are not only getting the proper care, but also ensuring they are working in a safe ...

Need injured worker care?

Worker Care is the place to go for on the job injury care.  We have 3 clinics in Central Washington (Yakima, Sunnyside and Pasco areas) and 9 providers ready to see walk-in new injuries.  Our commitment is to give the highest quality medical care possible and to do our best ...

Brave New DOT World!

If you have trucks or work with people with trucks, you probably know that there is a new requirement that medical examiners must be certified through the FMCSA to give Commercial Driver medical exams by May 21, 2014. At Worker Care, we are prepared! Not only do we have certified ...

Pasco Fax Number Update

Great news! We have a permanent fax number for Pasco Worker Care! Actually two: 509-545-3044 and 509-545-0960. Please be patient with us as we get our paperwork updated. Thanks!

DOT Driver in Washington State?

If you are a Washington State DOT driver, please be aware that you must give the Department of Licensing proof of your medical certification so that the DOL does not revoke your CDL. We do not report exam results to the State!