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) application will be intermittently offline from 8:30 p.m. on Friday, May 22 to 1:00 a.m. Pacific Time on Saturday, May 23; the system will be offline again from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time on Sunday, May 24, 2020 and 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Pacific Time on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. When visiting the website, if the system is unavailable, please try again later.

Self-Insurance by the Numbers -
2017 Annual Report Statistics

$227 Billion total self-insured payroll
4.3 Million CA Workers covered by self-insurance
1 in 4 CA Workers are covered by self-insurance
7,161 CA Employers are active self-insurers


December 2019