FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 15, 2014
Commission on Health and Safety and Workers’ Compensation
Announces Swearing In of Commissioner Daniel Bagan
OAKLAND —The Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation (CHSWC) is pleased to announce that Department of Industrial Relations Director Christine Baker has sworn in Daniel Bagan, appointed by former Speaker of the Assembly John A. P�rez, to the Commission on August 15, 2014. Mr. Bagan stated that he is “pleased to join the Commission and bring a risk management perspective from a large employer, since UPS is the largest employer of Teamsters in the world.”
Mr. Bagan is the West Region Risk Manager for UPS, the world's largest package delivery company and a leading global provider of specialized transportation and logistics services. He serves on the board of the California Coalition on Workers' Compensation and is an active member of the Workers' Compensation Action Network. He is also a member of United Way's Alexis de Tocqueville Society. Mr. Bagan represents employers.
CHSWC, created by the workers' compensation reform legislation of 1993, 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.
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