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Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation - commission meeting agenda

Date: Thursday - August 9, 2007
Time: 9:00 AM   "Please note new time."
Place: Elihu M. Harris State Building
First Floor Auditorium
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, California

AGENDA

I. Approval of minutes from the April 27, 2007 CHSWC meeting in Oakland
      Kristen Schwenkmeyer, Chair
II. * Update on Permanent Disability Studies
      Carrie Nevans, Acting Administrative Director, Division of Workers' Compensation
III. * Update on Permanent Disability
      Lach Taylor, CHSWC
      Frank Neuhauser, Project Director, Survey Research Center, UC Berkeley
IV. * Briefing on the Apportionment Issue after the Supreme Court Ruling
      Larry Swezey, CHSWC Consultant
V. * Report on Division of Occupational Safety and Health
      Len Welsh, Acting Chief, Division of Occupational Safety and Health
VI. * Developing a Research Agenda for Injury and Illness Prevention
      John Mendeloff, Center for Health and Safety in the Workplace
VII. * Update on Medical Study
      Barbara Wynn, RAND
VIII. * CHSWC Fraud Studies
    Misrepresentation and Under-classification of Workers' Compensation Premium
    Split-Class Code Abuse in Workers' Compensation
      Frank Neuhauser, Project Director, Survey Research Center, UC Berkeley
      Colleen Donavan, Ph.D. student, UC Berkeley
IX. * Executive Officer Report
      Christine Baker, Executive Officer, CHSWC
X. * Other Business / Proposals / Public Questions and Comments**

* May result in an action item for CHSWC consideration and/or vote
**Please Note: Public comments are limited to three minutes per speaker.
   Topics are subject to CHSWC review and approval.
   The agenda may be adjusted, if necessary, depending upon the time needed for discussion of each item.