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

Date: Thursday - October 4, 2007
Time: 10:00 AM
Place: Elihu M. Harris State Building
First Floor Auditorium
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, California


I. Approval of minutes from the August 9, 2007 CHSWC meeting in Oakland
      Kristen Schwenkmeyer, Chair

Update:  Electronic Adjudication Management System (EAMS) Project in DWC
      Keven Star, Court Administrator, DWC

III. Project Update: Do Employer Return to Work Programs Improve Long-Term Employment of Injured Workers?
      Robert T. Reville, Ph.D., Research Director, RAND
      Seth Seabury, Associate Economist, RAND
IV. Presentation on the Estimates of Workplace Injury Underreporting in California
      Les Boden, Ph.D. Boston University, School of Public Health
V. Update on Permanent Disability
      Carrie Nevans, Acting AD, DWC (invited)
      Lach Taylor, Workers’ Compensation Judge, CHSWC
VI. Update on CHSWC Annual Report
      Christine Baker, Executive Officer, CHSWC
VII. * Executive Officer Report
      Christine Baker, Executive Officer, CHSW
VIII. * 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.