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 What's New at FASIS
Welcome to Our Newest Members

FASIS welcomes to its members of almost 190 fire and community service districts the Petrolia Fire Protection District, and the Prattville-Almanor Fire Protection District, effective November 1, 2016. We also extend a welcome to two new members joining effective December 1, 2016: Denair Fire Protection District, and the Garberville Fire Protection District.

 
FASIS Return to Work Webinar
On May 5, 2016 FASIS held an online Return to Work Webinar.  You can access the recording on the website by either clicking the "read more" link or going to the "member's only" section of the website.  If you have any questions about the Webinar please contact FASIS Workers' Compensation Manager Sarah Centeno, (800) 541-4591 ext. 1142. read more ...
NEW! MHN Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Onsite Critical Incident Response (CIR) Services
FASIS offers an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) through MHN to all of its members.  If your district is participating in the EAP program, please be aware of  Onsite Critical Incident Response (CIR) Services offered as part of your premium paid for EAP Services.  As part of this service, MHN provides licensed mental health professional who specialize in crisis response, and are available through all phases of critical incident planning, response, and resolution.  These incidents include, but are not limited to death of an employee, accidental death or serious injury on the job, natural disasters, plus other incidents.  The attached flyer provides details on this specialized services.  If your district is interested in this specialized service, and do not belong to the FASIS EAP program, please contact us and we will provide you with an EAP application and more information. 
BICKMORE CRT MANUAL AVAILABLE TO FASIS MEMBERS
Bickmore has released its new Contractual Risk Transfer (CRT) Manual, which is available to the FASIS members, as well as all of the Bickmore Program Administration clients. CRT is used for contracts/agreements, special event permits, participation agreements, and many other situations when agencies obtain products, services, or permits activities on agency properties. The manual simplifies the CRT process. Click here to access the Bickmore website and request a copy of the CRT manual. 
  
 Message From President Glen Weeks

My Fellow Firefighters:

It is my great honor to continue to serve as your FASIS President.  Along with the Board of Directors, my duties include assistance and guidance on the present and future endeavors of this organization comprised of many fire and community services districts throughout the State of California.  The FASIS Board of Directors is a visionary group whose primary focus is to provide the FASIS members with comprehensive workers’ compensation coverage and services at a reasonable cost.  Your Board works hard to ensure the stability and viability of our organization. We have strength in the districts that belong to FASIS and collectively, the FASIS members are located within 44 of the 58 counties in California.  

In 2013, the FASIS Board of Directors approved its mission statement and values as follows:

The purpose of the Fire Agencies Self Insurance System is to provide cost-effective and value-added services that will enable members to protect the communities they serve.

The Fire Agencies Self Insurance System strives to:

•     Administer the program with the highest degree of integrity and fairness for our members;

•     Effectively reduce and control losses;

•     Provide risk and loss management services and programs; and

•     More importantly, extend excellent coverage and value-added services to members.

 

The FASIS Board of Directors continues to work to determine the focus and direction in which to grow our organization.  With the continual change in workers’ compensation structure and laws, our priority remains to ensure sufficient and reasonable coverage for the FASIS members, and protection for our colleagues in their working environment.

This website has been developed as a tool to provide you with resources for risk control, and guidance on reporting injuries to your workers in an accurate and in a timely manner.  The site also provides you with the opportunity to file claims electronically.  An array of program documents and resources are available to our members through the Members Only section.  Please take this opportunity to navigate and access the many features of this site. As always, we welcome your feedback for ways we can continue to make improvements to the site.

Yours truly,

Glen E. Weeks
FASIS President

  
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