Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation - notice of meeting

Date Thursday, August 7, 2003
Time 10 am (Please note that there will be a break for lunch)
Place Place: State of California Building
455 Golden Gate Avenue, Basement Auditorium
San Francisco


I. Call to Order
*Minutes from the April 17, 2003 CHSWC meeting
Jill A. Dulich, CHSWC Chair

II. Status Update on Division of Workers' Compensation
Richard P. Gannon, DWC Administrative Director

III. Overview and scope of the Feasibility Study Report for the Court Technology Study
Geoffrey Greig, Gartner Group
Paul Denvir, Gartner Group

IV. Briefing on the Labor Code Section 132 Issue
Joel Gomberg, CHSWC Staff Judge

V. Follow-up on the Disciplinary Procedures of the Industrial Medical Council
Joel Gomberg, CHSWC Staff Judge

VI. Report on the California Research Colloquium on WC Medical Benefit Delivery and Return to Work
Draft Factsheets on WC Medical Costs, Quality and Access funded by the California Healthcare Foundation (CHCF)
Christine Baker, CHSWC Executive Officer
Allard E. Dembe, Sc.D., Associate Professor and Senior Research Scientist
Center for Health Policy and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School

VII. Report on the CHSWC Study of Workers' Compensation Benefit Notices
Juliann Sum, Labor Occupational Health Program, UC Berkeley

VIII. Update on Workers' Occupational Safety and Health Training and Education Program (WOSHTEP)
Update on Young Worker Program
Christine Baker, CHSWC Executive Officer
Robin Baker, University of California, Berkeley
Diane Bush, University of California, Berkeley

IX. *Consideration of Interagency Agreements for WOSHEF Programs
Christine Baker, CHSWC Executive Officer

X. *Other Business / Proposals / Public Comments*

*Actions 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

Phone: (415) 703-4220
Fax: (415) 703-4234
Contact Person: Christine Baker