Office of Self-Insurance Plans (OSIP)

The Office of Self-Insurance Plans (OSIP) is a program within the director's office of the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) responsible for the oversight and regulation of workers' compensation self-insurance within California. OSIP is also responsible for establishing and insuring that required security deposits are posted by self-insurers in amounts sufficient to collateralize against potential defaults by self-insured employers and groups.

System Maintenance Notice

Due to system updates, the Office of Self-Insurance Plans Online services (OSIPO) online application system will be intermittently offline from 8:30 p.m. Pacific Time on Friday, July 19, 2024 to 1:00 a.m. Pacific Time on Saturday, July 20, 2024. When visiting the website, if the system is unavailable, please try again later.

Self-Insurance by the Numbers
2023 Annual Report Statistics

$303 Billion total self-insured payroll
4.4 Million CA Workers covered by self-insurance
1 in 8 CA Workers are covered by self-insurance
7,038 CA Employers are active self-insurers


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November 2023