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California Merchants Safety Association (C.M.S.A.) is a safety trade association which consists of California wholesale and retail stores. C.M.S.A. has been active in accident prevention and workplace safety since 1984. C.M.S.A. provides the California employer with some of the most useful safety and accident prevention information in the wholesale and retail industry.

Annual Association Dues:

- The annual dues of the Association are currently $50.00
- Dues Bills are sent out annually in July 

C.M.S.A. has been active in accident prevention and workplace safety since 1984. The Association provides various occupational safety materials to our members free of cost. Additionally, C.M.S.A. sponsors periodic safety and occupational hazard seminars which are available to all members. 

The Association sponsors special programs with safety, construction and computer specialists and industry leaders to aid you with your business. Be sure to look for upcoming C.M.S.A safety seminar information in the newsletter, The California Merchant.

Considered one of the finest monthly newsletters in the industry, The California Merchant closely monitors the legislation regarding the wholesale and retail industry. Also, this newsletter provides you with useful safety information, tips, tailgate topics, and information regarding Association sponsored events.

Each C.M.S.A. member is presented annually with a personalized membership certificate.

All C.M.S.A. participants and their employees may call the Association office and request discount coupons for many California theme parks and hotels. These theme parks include:

Universal Studios Hollywood, Sea World, Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor, San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park, and many more. Simply contact the Association office at: (800) 823-4038 to obtain these discount coupons. Also your company may visit "Wild at Work" a website offering additional theme park discounts. The website is: and register your company as a new user.

By participating in the California Merchants Safety Association (C.M.S.A.), you have access to an exclusive group workers’ compensation program through:

Heffernan Insurance Brokers
John Prichard
Call Toll Free (866) 500-6359
Or visit:

The Heffernan Insurance Group can provide you with some of the best workers’ compensation rates available. For additional information and to request a quote, contact Heffernan Insurance Brokers (866) 500-6359 or contact C.M.S.A.’s insurance coordinator: Western Insurance Administrators at (800) 823-4038.

A Health insurance referral to I & C Benefits using CaliforniaChoice (CalChoice). CaliforniaChoice provides you with an option of many different insurance carriers, offering both HMO and PPO coverage.  CMSA participants are also eligible for Blue Shield Direct plans with Guaranteed group Medical, Dental, Vision and Life InsuranceBlue Shield Individual Health Insurance coverage is also available on a medically underwritten basis. For more information contact the health insurance coordintors:

I & C Benefits
Call (888) 321-0141.
Or visit:

California Merchants Safety Association
10701 Los Alamitos Blvd., Suite 200
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
(562) 446-0013
(562) 446-0013 fax