|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||CONTACT:|
|May 17, 1999||Christine Baker|
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation (CHSWC) has changed the scheduled date of its next meeting.
Originally scheduled for July, the next meeting will be held Thursday, August 12, 1999 at 10 am in the new State Building at 455 Golden Gate Avenue in San Francisco's civic center.
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.
Further information about the Commission and its activities may be obtained by writing to Christine Baker, Executive Officer, Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, 10th Floor, San Francisco, California 94102, by calling (415) 703-4220, or by faxing a request to (415) 703-4234. Information is also available at www.dir.ca.gov.