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January 25, 2012  

DWC's public disability accommodation regulations become effective Feb. 18

The Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC) has adopted regulations on public disability accommodations, which were approved by the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) and filed with the secretary of state on Jan. 19, 2012.

These regulations will become effective on Feb. 18, 2012. 

The regulations provide guidance to the public on the division’s disability accommodations process, which is intended to provide individuals with disabilities equal access to the division’s activities, programs and services.

The regulations include the following:

Additional information and the final text of the regulations can be found on the DWC Web site.

The final regulations are authorized by Labor Code sections 111(a), 133, 5307.3, and 5307.4 and Government Code section 11138.