FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
IR# 95-13
Thursday, June 29, 1995

CONTACT:
Christine Baker
(415) 557-1304


Commission Issues Annual Report on the State of the
California Workers' Compensation System

SAN FRANCISCO -- The Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation has released its first annual report, covering the activities of the Commission from July 1994 through June 1995, Executive Officer Christine Baker announced.

The advisory 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. The commission's eight members are appointed by the Governor and the Legislature and include four employer representatives and four representatives of organized labor.

Copies of the Commission's Annual Report are available by writing to Christine Baker, Executive Officer, Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation, 30 Van Ness Avenue, Room 2122, San Francisco, California 94102 or by calling (415) 557-1304.

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