|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||CONTACT:|
|August 15, 2000||Christine Baker|
Commission Reschedules Meetings
SAN FRANCISCO-- The Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation (CHSWC) has cancelled its plans to meet in September and November 2000 and rescheduled these meetings to be held in October 2000.
The next Commission meeting will be on Thursday, October 5, 2000 at the Department of Consumer Affairs, 400 R Street, Hearing Room, Sacramento, California.
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.