Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation

Date: Thursday, April 18, 2002
Time: 10:00 am
Place: Junipero Serra State Building
320 W. 4th Street
Multi Purpose Room
Los Angeles,  CA



I. Call to Order/ Minutes from the February 8, 2002 meeting
         Tom Rankin, Chair

II. IMC Disciplinary Procedures
           Anne Searcy, Associate Medical Director, Industrial Medical Council
           David A. Kizer, Counsel, Industrial Medical Council

III. Hispanic Workers in the U.S.:  An Overview of Population Demographics and Fatal Work Injury Characteristics
            Scott Richardson, Program Manager, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI), Bureau of Labor Statistics

IV. Injury and Illness in California Agriculture
            James Meyers, Agricultural Health Specialist, Center for Environmental and Occupational Health, UC Berkeley

V. Report on Survey of Self-Insured Employers on Return-To-Work in California
            Robert T. Reville, Ph.D., RAND

VI. Final Presentation and Report on Five States Study of Earnings Losses and Adequacy of Benefits
            Leslies Boden, Ph.D., Boston University
            Robert T. Reville, Ph.D., RAND

VII. Update on Implementation of AB 749
       Strategies to Improve Quality of Medical Care in WC (Report on Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant to DWC)
            Richard P. Gannon, Administrative Director, DWC
    Kathy Dervin, Division of Workers' Compensation

Vlll.. *Consideration of Draft Reports / New Proposals for Study / Other Business / Public Questions and Comments* / Adjournment

*  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.

For any questions regarding this agenda, please contact:
Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation (CHSWC)
455 Golden Gate Avenue, 10th Floor, San Francisco,  CA  94102
Email:     Phone:  (415) 703-4220    Fax:  (415) 703-4234     Contact Person:  Christine Baker