Safety / Risk Management Coordinator: Kathy Joyner
The City of Kirkland is a member of the Washington Cities Insurance Authority (WCIA) which is a self-insured pool of about 100 municipal corporations in the State of Washington. This coverage provides for liability, property, and vehicle losses.
Safe Work Environment:
The personal safety and health of every employee is of primary importance to the
City of Kirkland. The prevention of work-related injuries and illness is a high priority.
The City of Kirkland Safety Committee is comprised of elected and appointed members. The Committee serves as a vital communication link in the City’s Safety Program by providing a forum for the discussion of ideas, suggestions, and concerns regarding employee safety.
We handle two types of claims:
• Worker compensation Claims - Employees who are injured on the job or contract an occupational disease, are eligible for benefits such as paid medical care and wage replacement provided through the Washington State Fund.
• Claims for Damages: Claimant seeks restitution from the City for alleged
Kathy Joyner is the City of Kirkland's Safety and Risk Management Coordinator.
Please feel free to contact Kathy for any questions or concerns.