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Regional Update: Western Carwash Association - Spring 2019

WCA’s Risk Management Center is your one stop shop to help you safeguard your business.
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Risk Management Center

WCA’s Risk Management Center is your one stop shop to help you safeguard your business. In addition to labor law services available through our new partner law firm, WCA members have access to following resources:

Employee Handbooks

WCA members receive FREE access to employee handbooks, specific to each of our member states, and updated each year as employment laws change. The handbooks are downloadable in Microsoft Word format so you can customize them to fit your business — a $500 value!

Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP)

OSHA and your State Labor Department regularly make unannounced visits to car washes. Every employer must have safety plans and training to avoid huge fines. WCA makes staying in compliance easy for members with our free Injury and Illness Prevention Program downloads — a $500 value!

Legislative Monitoring

WCA’s government affairs team monitors legislation in all member states and takes action when necessary to prevent harmful legislation from becoming law. WCA sends legislative alerts to members regularly as issues of relevance arise in member regions. An online interactive map featuring legislative updates in all 12 WCA member states is available for members to view online.

To access these benefits, members can visit

WCA Announces New Employment Law Partner

The Western Carwash Association is pleased to announce a new partnership with employment law firm Palmer Kazanjian Wohl Hodson LLP (PKWH) to provide WCA members with free access to legal consultation on employment matters.

WCA members will now receive free access to one 30-minute legal consultation per calendar quarter, and a discounted rate for two additional hours of consultation.

PKWH is now the exclusive employment law partner of WCA, and joins the lineup of exclusive member benefits available through WCA’s new Risk Management Center.

WCA BBQ at The Car Wash Show 2019

It isn’t Nashville without good BBQ. Kick-off The Car Wash Show experience with BBQ and your West Coast car wash friends at WCA’s Welcome Reception on the evening of Sunday, May 12. Drinks, meats and good times are guaranteed at Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint.

This reception is complimentary and exclusive to WCA members. To RSVP, visit

Orange County Roadshow and Car Wash Manager Training Course

Save the date for WCA’s Orange County Roadshow and Manager Training Course, taking place at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel at Disneyland August 21-22 tour! Visit for more information.

Why Membership With WCA Is Important

WCA exists to serve the needs of car wash professionals and industry partners across the West Coast. We advocate for the industry through our government affairs efforts. We provide critical resources to members such as the aforementioned risk management center. We educate through our programs and publications. And we connect members for shared knowledge. None of this would be possible without support in the form of membership. If you’re not a member, we hope you will consider joining us. Contact our office at (800) 344-WASH or


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