Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation
Information Bulletin

November 6, 1997 Christine Baker
(415) 557-1304

Commission's Summit to Discuss RAND Permanent Disability Report

SAN FRANCISCO--The California Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation (CHSWC) is hosting a public forum to discuss a report on workters' compensation permanent disability, produced by the RAND organization under contract with CHSWC.

The public forum, "Summit on California Workers' Compensation Permanent Disability

The Commission, created by the workers' compensation reform legislation of 1993 is charged with overseeing the health and safety and workers' compensation systems in California and recommending administrative or legislative modifications to improve their operation. The Commission was established to conduct a continuing examination of the workers' compensation system and of the state's activities to prevent industrial injuries and occupational diseases and to examine those programs in other states.

Information about the Commission is available by writing to Christine Baker, Executive Officer, Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation, 30 Van Ness Avenue, Room 2122, San Francisco, California 94102 or by calling (415) 557-1304. Information is also available through the Department of Industrial Relations' Internet home page at