{"Emergency worker":"Any individual registered with a local emergency management organization or the Washington military department and holds an identification card or any individual who is an employee of the state called upon to perform emergency management activities"}
Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

RCW 38.52.270

Summary Title

Workers’ Benefits: Minor Emergency Worker


A minor who is an emergency worker is entitled to the same workers’ compensation benefits an adult in the minor’s situation would be entitled to.

Full Title

Minors entitled to benefits

Full Text

Emergency workers who are minors shall have the same rights as adults for the purpose of receiving benefits under the provisions of this chapter, but this provision shall not prevent the requirements that a guardian be appointed to receive and administer such benefits until the majority of such minor. Work as an emergency worker shall not be deemed as employment or in violation of any of the provisions of chapter 49.12 RCW.