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Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation (CHSWC)

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

Date: Thursday, August 19, 2004
Time: 9 am to 12 noon
Place: State of California Building
Basement San Diego Room
455 Golden Gate Avenue
San Francisco, California
Please Note
This meeting replaces the meeting originally scheduled for August 26.

Agenda

I. Call to Order
* Minutes from the June 10, 2004 CHSWC meeting
Tom Rankin, CHSWC Chair

II. Update on the Division of Workers' Compensation
Andrea Hoch, DWC Administrative Director

III. Update on the study of Permanent Disability / Treatment Guidelines
Robert T. Reville, RAND
Seth Seabury, RAND

IV. Recommendations for Developing a Research Agenda
Robert T. Reville, RAND

V. * Electronic Payment Systems and Access to Funds Report
Christine Baker, CHSWC Executive Officer
Lachlan Taylor, CHSWC Staff Judge

VI. Update on the CHSWC Report on CIGA: Development of a Model
Frank Neuhauser, Project Director, UCDATA, UC Berkeley
Christine Baker, CHSWC Executive Officer
Lachlan Taylor, CHSWC Staff Judge

VII. Update on the Project: Cross-State Comparison of Occupational Injury Rates and time to Return-to-Work
Frank Neuhauser, Project Director, UCDATA, UC Berkeley

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.