|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||CONTACT:|
|March 17, 1998||Christine Baker|
SAN FRANCISCO--The California Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Comensation has revised its meeting schedule through the end of 1998. Meetings will be held
|April 16, 1998||Los Angeles|
|June 25, 1998||San Diego|
|September 10, 1998||Los Angeles|
|November 12, 1998||Sacramento|
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.
The Commission meeting schedule and other Commission publications may be obtained by contacting the Commission by mail, phone or fax. Information about the Commission may be accessed via the Internet at www.dir.ca.gov by choosing either "Occupational Safety & Health" or "Workers' Compensation" on the California Department of Industrial Relations' home page.