(a) The original Certificate of Consent to Self-Insure or a copy of the original Certificate of Consent to Self-Insure issued to each private individual self-insured employer or public self-insured employer shall be prominently displayed at the self-insurer's principal place of business in California.
(b) Notice to employees of workers' compensation coverage as required by Labor Code Section 3550 shall be accomplished by display of a copy of the self-insurer's Certificate of Consent to Self-Insure accompanied by a notice stating the name of the person(s) or administrative agency responsible for claims adjustment.
(c) If a self-insurer is required to provide evidence of its approved self-insured status to prove compliance with Labor Code Section 3700, the Chief shall provide a Certification of Self-Insurance upon request from the certificate holder. Whether or not an employer is self-insured can be determined electronically at the website of the Office of Self-Insurance Plans at http://dir.ca.gov/osip/. Beginning April 1, 2009, there is a ten dollar ($10) fee for signed certification of self-insured status requested by third parties.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 54, 55 and 3702.10, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 59, 3550, 3602, 3700, 3701, 3702 and 3702.10, Labor Code.
1. Renumbering and amendment of former section 15203.7 to section 15203.8 and new section filed 12-22-92; operative 1-21-93 (Register 93, No. 2).
2. Amendment of section heading, section and Note filed 3-2-2009; operative 3-2-2009 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2009, No. 10).
3. Amendment of section heading and subsection (c) filed 12-14-2016; operative 1-1-2017 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2016, No. 51).