Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation
Information Bulletin

October 16, 2002 Christine Baker
(415) 703-4220

Robert B. Steinberg Reappointed to the
California Commission on Health and Safety and Workers’ Compensation

SAN FRANCISCO -- The Commission on Health and Safety and Workers’ Compensation (CHSWC) is pleased to announce that Robert B. Steinberg has been reappointed to CHSWC for term ending December 31, 2005.  Steinberg represents employers and has served on CHSWC since its inception in 1994.  The appointment was made by the Honorable Herb J. Wesson, Jr., Speaker of the California State Assembly. 

Robert B. Steinberg, Senior Partner in the law offices of Rose, Klein and Marias and specializes in employee injury, third Party Civil Damage Construction, Product Liability, Asbestos and Toxic Exposure litigation.  He is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), a member of the Board of Governors Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA), an advocate of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), and trustee of the Asbestos Litigation Group (ALG).  He is a past president of the California Trial Lawyers (CTLA) (1985) and past Trustee of the Los Angeles County Bar Association (1987).  He is a member of the Manville, UNR, 48 Insulation, Raymark and Eagle Picher Industries Chapter 11 Creditors’ Committees and a member of the Trustee Advisory committee to the Manville, UNR and the National Gypsum Asbestos Disease Victims Trusts.  Mr. Steinberg received his law degree and Bachelor of Science Degree from University of California, Los Angeles.

The Commission, created by the workers’ compensation reform legislation of 1993, is charged with overseeing the health 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 is available through the Department of Industrial Relations’ website at .

For any questions regarding this bulletin, please contact:
Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation (CHSWC)
455 Golden Gate Avenue, 10th Floor, San Francisco,  CA  94102
Email:     Phone:  (415) 703-4220    Fax:  (415) 703-4234     Contact Person:  Christine Baker