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January 19, 2012

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CHSWC Releases 2011 Annual Report on California’s Health and Safety and Workers’ Compensation Systems

OAKLAND -- The California Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation (CHSWC) has released its seventeenth Annual Report for 2011 of its activities to improve vital programs affecting nearly all Californians.  The 2011 Annual Report presents information about the health and safety and workers’ compensation systems in California and makes recommendations to improve their operations.

The 2011 Annual Report includes CHSWC's recommendations for legislative and administrative changes for the benefit of California’s workers and employers:

The online 2011 Annual Report is available at the CHSWC website. 

CHSWC is charged with examining 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 CHSWC and the 2011 Annual Report is available on the CHSWC web site, by contacting CHSWC by writing to 1515 Clay Street, Room 901, Oakland, 94612; by phone at (510) 622-3959: by fax at (510) 622-3265; or by email chswc@dir.ca.gov.

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