- CHSWC research reports
- Current CHSWC Annual Report of programs and data
- Guidebook for Injured Workers
- Guides about filing workers' comp claims
- Carve-Out/Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Young workers and workers' compensation
- Meetings, information bulletins and subscribtions to CHSWC
- Frequently asked questions about workers' comp for employers
California Forum for Workplace Health and Safety - February 8 -9, 2001
AGENDA .pdf document size 22kb
l. Welcome & introductions
ll. California in the new millenium
Changing Nature of Work and The Labor Force
"Transformation of Work and Employment in the New Economy"
"Negotiating Work in the NEW ECONOMY" .pdf document size = 75kb
Chris Benner, PhD, Instutite of Industrial Relations, UC Berkeley
"Cost of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, 1992" .pdf document size = 260kb
J. Paul Leigh, PhD, School of Medicine, UC Davis
Mary E. Garry, Hewlett-Packard
Maggie Robbins, Consultant, California Labor Federation, AFL-CIO
lll. Effective workplace health and safety program
"Effective Workplace Health & Safety Program"
Robin Baker, Director, Labor Occupational Health Program, UC Berkeley
"Defining Safety As Culture Determinant of Safety and Health"
Knut Ringen, Dr.PH, Consultant, Stoneturn Consultants
"Achieving Safety Excellence Through Joint Labor & Management Cooperation"
Hal D. Lindsey, JD, Executive Director, Corporate Health and Safety
Department of Water and Power/International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 18
"Efforts in Occupational Health and Safety, Targeting Hazardous Employers"
Frank Neuhauser, Project Director, Survey Research Center, UC Berkeley
Trends in Occupational Injuries and Illnesses
John F. Burton, Jr., PhD, Dean, School of Management & Labor Relations, Rutgers University
IV. Best practices from the field:
Developing new strategies
Michael C. Alvarez, Area Manager, Cal Osha Consultation Services, DIR
Elaine El-Askari, Program Coordinator, LOHP, UC Berkeley
Marianne P. Brown, Director, LOSH, UC Los Angeles
Quintin Robinson, Program Coordinator, LOSH, UC Los Angeles
Richard Da Rosa, Sr. Industrial Hygienist, CalOSHA Consutation, DIR
Robin Baker, Director, LOHP, UC Berkeley
Kelly Howard, Area Manager, CalOSHA Consultation, DIR
Diane Bush, Program Coordinator, LOHP, UC Berkeley
Irina Nemirovsky, Research Specialist, CHSWC
Betty Szudy, Program Coordinator, LOHP, UC Berkeley
Laura Stock, Program Coordinator, LOHP, UC Berkeley
Suzanne P. Teran, Program Coordinator, LOHP, UC Berkeley
V. New solutions:
Addressing special populations - panel discussion
"Young Workers at Risk"
Diane Bush, Project Coordinator, Labor Occupational Health Program, UC Berkeley
"Addressing Special Populations: Immigrant Workers in California"
Suzanne Teran, Program Coordinator, Labor Occupational Health Program, UC Berkeley
"California Small Business: Investing In Prevention"
Julianne Broyles, Director, Insurance & Employee Relations, California Chamber of Commerce
California Small Businesses: Investing In Prevention
Lori C. Kammerer, Managing Director, California Coalition on Workers' Compensation
VI. Disability management and return to work
"Timely Return to Work: Recent Findings"
Leslie I. Boden, PhD, Professor, Boston University
Robert T. Reville, PhD, Director of Research, RAND
Jay Himmelstein, MD, MPH, Program Director
Workers' Compensation Health Iniative, Univ. of Massachusetts Medical Center
"The Team Approach to Disability Management"
Gideon Letz, MD, MPH, Medical Director, State Compensation Insurance Fund
"Case Management Perspectives"
Linda Stutzman, Legal Nurse Consultant, Disability Management Insights
Injured Worker Needs
Joan Lichterman, Injured Worker and Vice President, CTD Resouece Network, Inc.
Juliann Sum, Esq., MPH, Labor Occupational Health Program, UC Berkeley
VII. Future directions and new initiatives
John Howard, MD, Chief, Division of Occupational Safety and Health
Robert J. Harrison, MD, Public Health Medical Officer, Dept. of Health Services
Christine Baker, Executive Officer, Commission on Health & Safety & Workers' Compensation