|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||CONTACT:|
|December 14, 2000||Christine Baker|
John C. Wilson Elected 2001 Chair of the California
Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation
SAN FRANCISCO -- The California Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation (CHSWC) is pleased to announce the unanimous election of John C. Wilson as CHSWC Chair for 2001. Mr. Wilson, appointed to CHSWC by the Governor to represent employers, is the Executive Director of the Schools Excess Liability Fund (SELF), a statewide Joint Powers Authority with over 1,100 California educational agencies as members.
The Commission is charged with overseeing the health and safety and workers' compensation systems in California and recommending administrative or legislative modifications to improve their operation. CHSWC 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 may be accessed on the internet at the California Department of Industrial Relations' home page at www.dir.ca.gov/CHSWC. Information may also 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.